My Village My World in short Clean Green Mission is an innovative programme launched by Mr. Abdul Haq Khan,
Hon'ble Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj & Law and Justice on 04/08/2015 at Delina Barmulla
to ensure planned construction and conservation of water bodies and making villages clean and polythene free.
The campaign also took off across the State at Districts and Panchayat levels in each village in
their respective areas.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Haq said that campaign is aimed to make environment of rural areas of the State
hygienic and healthy besides ensuring planned development of rural areas, preservation and conservation of water
bodies and polythene free environs in the villages.
The Minister said growing urbanization, haphazard constructions, social volatility and environmental degradation
have adversely affected the support systems of human life–agriculture and tourism to such an extent that with every
passing day the situation is going from bad to worse not only in the urban areas but in the rural areas as well. “And
if we fail to act now, we will have to face the adverse consequences” he said.
The Minister said that unplanned constructions in rural areas is resulting in adverse impact on our natural and built
environment including encroachment of roads, choking of streams and springs, incompatible land use and excessive use of
natural resources. “We have decided to regulate constructions in the rural areas to prevent haphazard growth,” he said.
Mr. Haq said under the initiative of ‘My Village, My World’, the Rural Development Department is embarking on a mission
envisaging creation of awareness about planned constructions in rural areas, removal of polythene from every village
Panchayat, and protection of water bodies rivers, streams, nallahs and springs.
He said most of the constructions in the rural areas also lack in terms of safety, sanitation and the basic norms.
“We have to promote rural settlements that are safe, functional and accessible, enhance the living standards and the
quality of lives of our people and at the same time preserve the natural and cultural landscape of our rural areas,”
Mr. Haq said that the campaign will continue from today and “My Village, My World”compaign will be observed every year
on August 04 in the state.