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As part of the Special Campaign 2.0 for Disposal of Pending Matters (SCDPM) and Swachhata Drive organized by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, 21,600 cases were reviewed, 8,416 public grievances and their remedies were resolved, and more than 1,100 cleanliness campaigns have been carried out, a Health Ministry statement said on Tuesday.

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said the goals of the campaigns were to minimize waiting, institutionalize swachhatastrengthen internal control mechanisms, train officers in records management, digitize physical records for better records management and bring all ministries/departments together on a single digital platform.

The SCDPM and Swachhata Drive were launched on October 1 and implemented from October 2 to 31.

Third-party assessments will take place from November 14-30, which will be followed by presentations on best practices to mark Good Governance Day on December 24-25, the statement added. The campaign’s monthly schedule is under review by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances. The release also states that ₹4,06,315 in revenue was generated from the sale of scrap metal.

Several institutes have adopted best practices to improve swachhata and provide a clean and green environment on their campuses, the Department of Health said. For example, the National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (NITRD) in New Delhi has installed Watergen, an innovative technology that converts humidity in the air into drinking water. AIIMS, Bibinagar, Telangana has developed an ayush herb plantation.

Hygiene awareness programs have been organized by the Indian Council of Medical Research in schools in Delhi.