a. Five (5) marks should be earmarked in the ensuing Formative Assessments III and IV for the year 2017-18 towards ODF Action Plan and Swachhata themes related project work.That will be total 10 marks for 2017-18 for this project work.
b. This activity is for all students who are studying in Class IX in all mediums of all managements - Government managed, Private Aided and Private Unaided schools.
c. Swachata and ODF Action Plan related Project Work will be done as part of the Social Studies Subject. Hence, the Social Studies teacher, the 42,145 School level Focal Point Teachers/Head Masters who are already trained under Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) & Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) and the Physical Education Teacher (PD / SA (PE) / PET) will take lead and be overall responsible for guiding the students' participation in these Project Works in coordination with other teachers.
d. The lead teachers should help the students list out the areas related to ODF Action Plan and Swachhata Activities (Example: motivating and creating awareness among the community to construct IHHL, monitor construction and utilisation of IHHL, conduct campaigns and rallies, participate in cleaning roads, offices, schools, water conservation, plantation, taking care of trees planted, monitoring hygiene at School Mid-Day Meal preparation and serving, etc.)
Awarding of 5 Marks for IX class students will be based on their performance in terms of enthusiastic participation, building awareness and influencing individual households to construct and utilise the same, methods used for motivating, clarity in understating the issues, leadership, documentation etc.
b. Care should be taken to ensure that there is no inconvenience to the students of any kind. Further, the Students in Class X shall not be included in the ODF Action Plan
c. From the Academic Year 2018-19 onwards there should be a Project related to Swachhata and ODF Activities in all four Formative Assessments of the year, i.e. for 20 marks. Participation in these projects should be yearlong project activity that shall be guided, evaluated and marks awarded.