What is the Clean Green Pakistan index? that PM Khan will launch on October 30th
The initiative will measure sanitation, environmental indicators of cities- secretary, Hassan Nasir Jami
- The program would make sure of environmental protection and sustainability.
- This initiative will promote healthy completion between 19 cities in the first phase.
- CGPI fundamentally comprised five pillars that include water, sanitation, hygiene, solid waste management, and plantation.
On Wednesday, October 30, the government will launch Clean Green Pakistan Index said PM’s advisor on Climate Changes Amin Aslam.
This initiative will promote healthy completion between cities on several measures adding citizen’s access to clean water, safe sanitation, effective solid waste management, and plantation of trees.
While talking to the media source Mr. Amin said the PM Imran Khan would inaugurate the Clean Green Pakistan Index on Sunday. Significant provincial personnel, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir, federal and provincial ministers, senior officials, and ambassadors of various countries, university teachers and students and senior representatives of local and international non-governmental organizations would attend the ceremony.
19 cities in first phase
In the ceremony, baseline data of 19 competing cities would be announced, after six months cities would be ranked again.
Cities who would show significant progress the government and provinces will award funds. More cities are going to add in the second phase of the program that will start after six months.
in addition,the program would make sure of environmental protection and sustainability.
According to officials, this initiative will bear fruits in the coming days.
“Cities in many countries across the world are playing vital roles in the overall socio-economic development. It is because cities are now providing economies of scale and they are also providing efficient infrastructure and services through density and concentration. In areas of sustainable transportation, communications, power, human interactions, water and sanitation services, and effective waste management and enhanced urban forestry activities,” he said.
“CGPI initiative would begin a competition process among 19 cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the first phase,” further says,Hassan Nasir Jami, Climate Change Ministry Secretary.
“The CGPI will primarily measure clean and green characters of the cities on 27 indicators under these five pillars. Moreover, this index will be used as a benchmark for making annual budgetary allocations to the provinces from the national kitty,” the secretary said.
The information for the index would be collected every three months at basic levels including households and neighborhoods. Furthermore,the local government will consider surveys in this regard.
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