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Ministry of Steel successfully achieves targets of month-long Special Campaign 3.0

261 Outdoor cleanliness campaigns conducted & 19432 physical files weeded out under the Special Campaign 3.0

Steel Ministry generates revenue of more than ₹8 crore 73 lakh and frees up space of around 2,34,915 sq. ft

Posted On: 08 NOV 2023 6:40PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Steel, along with its PSUs across India, enthusiastically took part in the Special Campaign for Disposal of Pending Matters (SCDPM) 3.0. The Special Campaign was organized in two phases - Preparatory Phase from 14th September, 2023 to 30th September, 2023 and the Implementation Phase from 2nd October, 2023 to 31st October, 2023.

During the Implementation Phase, efforts were made to dispose-off all identified references and to improve the overall cleanliness. The efforts of the Ministry of Steel in the Special Campaign 3.0 were widely disseminated through media, including social media. Progress of the campaign was monitored on a daily basis.

The Special Campaign 3.0 has seen remarkable achievement on the parameters of the targets set by the Ministry of Steel. Initially, sites were identified for conducting the cleanliness campaign. Ministry of Steel conducted cleanliness campaigns across India with 261 Outdoor cleanliness campaigns conducted as part of this.


Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha while inspecting the office premises

Under this campaign, office scrap was disposed of and files were weeded out, which generated revenue of ₹8,73,33,631 and freed up space of around 2,34,915 sq. ft through scrap disposal and weeding of files. Record management in offices was also attended to on priority, and 19432 physical files were weeded out and 12207 e-files were closed. The Ministry has achieved 100% in disposal of pending MPs reference, IMC, PMO and 55 public grievances.  Further, all the pending 66 public grievances appeals were also resolved.

Best practices undertaken by Ministry of Steel and PSUs under its administrative control

  1. Converting a Wild Plantation to a Small Garden near the Shop Floor at Bokaro Steel Plant (SAIL)


  1. KIOCL collaborated with The Ugly Indians to enhance the cleanliness of the unclean areas in Sarjapur Road, Koramangala by organizing plogging activities and crafting wall paintings.

Social Media Coverage

The extensive social media coverage of activities also evoked huge public awareness and interest in the Swachhata movement carried forward by the Ministry across the country.  639 tweets and numerous reposts during the implementation period indicates a high level of engagement. A few tweets are mentioned below:

The Ministry of Steel reiterates its commitment to make Swachhata a habit and continues to undertake cleanliness programmes from time to time, while also focusing on expeditious disposal of public grievances in a timely manner.



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