The Swachh Bharat Mission Academy has been launched by the Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. The SBM academy was launched during the current week-long behaviour change campaign ‘GandagiMukt Bharat’. The launch of SBM academy is a crucial part of the phase 2 of Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen). It will ensure behaviour change and promote the capacity building of the key stakeholders such as Swachhagrahis, PRIs members, community-based organizations, NGOs, SHGs etc.
About Swachh Bharat Mission Academy:
Swachh Bharat Mission Academy is a phone-based academy and offers a 60-minutes module, which is an IVR based training course. The course covers a wide range of topics under Open Defecation Free sustainability (ODF-S) as well as Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM). It consists of 4-chapters, each with four audio lessons along with a multiple-choice quiz at the end of the chapter. It is a free of charge, access to on-demand, anytime, anywhere training course that includes high quality and standardized content. It will also enhance the knowledge as well as interpersonal communication skills in order to improve the quality of interaction with the beneficiaries.