Chandigarh, August 8:- continuing with the batch-wise training of sanitation employees under the capacity development component of Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh held its 9th and 10th sessions at Mahila Bhawan, Sector 38, Chandigarh, on Monday.

The training saw an enthusiastic participation from the attendees as they were encouraged to share their experiences in the sessions and their conduct at their workplace with rest of the sanitation workers present. The Director, Training interacted with the participants and encouraged them to form a SHG which will help them gain financial independence.

The workers were especially warned against fraudulent phone calls and messages related to bank. As MCC is gearing up for Swachh Survekshan 2023, the Training and Capacity Building Cell invited sector experts who delivered sessions on six major subject areas - Solid Waste Management, Domestic Hazardous Waste Management, Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act, Disaster Management & Epidemic Response, Government Scheme linkages, Mental Health and Well Being.

A team from health department with medical health check-up counter was also set up for basic health screening along with TB and HIV testing. The event also attempted to promote Zero Waste Event where SHGs like Bartan Bhandar were involved for providing the cutlery in the event and street vendors under DAY-NULM.