The Swacch Bhart Abhiyan is an urge and requirement of today. The program can be seen as a great medium to make nation a beautiful place to live. The hygiene and clean environment is required for betterment of human across the globe. Here the focus is to systematically and effectively utilize Five S concepts for achieving the target of Swacch Bhart Abhiyan.
Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan
As we know the cleanliness and waste management in an efficient manner is required for a developing nation like ours. The fact is that if we are talking about the development of world class infrastructure and facilities to change our nation, this aspect cannot be ignored at any cost.
With a very bright thought a national campaign has been launched under the name The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Honorable Prime minister on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi. The campaign will cover 40-41 statutory towns to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country in phase wise manner.
Brief Introduction Five S
The Five S method includes sorting out unwanted items and disposing them, setting things in an orderly fashion by allocating a right place for everything and putting back everything in its place, keeping things clean, standardization and systemization. The Swacch Bharat Abhiyan has a very close association with the Japanese Five S practices of cleanliness, systematic arrangement and other principles as well.
Swacch Bharat and its parallel to Five S
What is most effective in many advanced parts of the world is the adherence to Five S. Five S is a Japanese methodology which indicates different levels of cleanliness and has been recognized worldwide. To simplify these are the 5 key components of Five S
• Select Place
• Self Discipline.
Five S is a successfully implemented technique with exceptional results worldwide, which involves the principle of waste elimination through workplace organization. The focus lies on effective workplace organization and standardized work procedures. Five S simplifies the work environment, reduces waste and non-value-adding activity while improving quality, efficiency and safety. It provides the foundation for all quality improvement programs & improvised work culture.
As it is quite evident that the corporate setup in various organizations needs to have a proper Five S implementation. If examined closely the concepts of Five S and housekeeping run parallel. Working in a clean environment will enable people to notice malfunctions such as leaks in equipment, unevenness and breakages, which if remains unnoticed can have serious consequences.
The Five S program shall help to instill the habits of clean and hygienic environment at workplace alongside a greater sense of discipline. Swachh Bharat strongly attempts to sensitize people about their surroundings and also understand their perspectives on the norms of a clean mind and healthy body.