Assam Government Projects for Competitive Exams | Discuss about “ Kayakalpa Project “ of Govt. of Assam .
Answer : “ Kayakalpa Project “ :- “ Kayakalpa Project ” is launched to promote cleanliness , hygiene and infection control practices in public health care facilities across the state of Assam . The project is being implemented by department of health and family welfare , Govt. of Assam . “Kayakalpa” aims to recognize such state Health care facilities that shows exemplary performance in adhering to standard protocols of cleanliness and infection control.
Its objective is to inculcate a culture of ongoing assessment and peer review of performance related to hygiene, cleanliness and infection control which create and share sustainable practices related to improved cleanliness in public health facilities linked to positive health outcomes .
State level award committee were formed in 2015 for promoting cleanliness in the Public Health Institutions and declare award in pursuance with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare . All Districts have constituted a district Level award committee to ensure the assessments and declaration of award in Public Health Centre (PHC) level. Different teams has done Internal, Peer and external Assessment for “ Kayakalpa ” in the Public Health Institutions .
The Diphu Civil Hospital , Karbi Anglong and SMK Civil Hospital , Nalbari of the state were recognized and awarded for their exemplary maintenance of cleanliness , hygiene and infection control in the hospital premises .
Conclusion :- “Clean environment improves healing and fastens recovery, besides enhancing patients’ experience at health facility “ . By keeping above lines in mind , the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry launched ‘Kayakalp Award Scheme’ on May 15, 2015 as an extension of 'Swachh Bharat Mission' which aims to improve and promote the cleanliness, hygiene, waste management and infection control practices in public health care facilities and incentivize the exemplary performing facilities. The scheme is intended to encourage and incentivize Public Health Facilities (PHFs) in the country to demonstrate their commitment for cleanliness, hygiene and infection control practices.