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International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B (2023)

Participatory communication and solid waste management: Siddipet ‘Swachh Badi’ efforts towards sustainable development

Author(s):

Parveen Sultana

Abstract:

Swachh Badi is an initiative that has changed behavioral patterns among stakeholders of Siddipet Municipalities by implementing major communication strategies and awareness campaigns. A Swachh Badi is a step towards a larger, common goal of protecting Mother Nature by involving the current generation, especially the children, who are the future of tomorrow and strong pillars of any society. In order to alleviate the issue of solid waste management, the trio, led by Finance Minister T Harish Rao, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) department, and Councillor Ms. Gopalapuram Deepti, has outlined a series of communication initiatives and solutions to reduce, reuse, and recycle solid waste. This paper is based on understanding the case study and the concerted efforts of Siddipet Municipalities and the communication efforts and patterns used in creating awareness. Also, to throw light on the process and steps involved in protecting the environment by reducing waste landfills for future generations by evolving optimist approaches. Hence, ensuring sustainable development for everyone.

Pages: 98-103  |  330 Views  193 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Parveen Sultana. Participatory communication and solid waste management: Siddipet ‘Swachh Badi’ efforts towards sustainable development. Int. J. Arts Humanit. Social Stud. 2023;5(1):98-103. DOI: 10.33545/26648652.2023.v5.i1b.52
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