The job of a forest officer is not only challenging but is also loaded with an endless number of demanding responsibilities. This includes looking after the management of forest range, keeping a watch over movement of poachers and wild animals, and traveling through the dense forest every day.
All this makes the life and work of a forest officer difficult. Well, somehow this complexity never stopped P G Sudha to do something different. She is posted as the beat officer in Kuttampuzha forest range in Ernakulam district of Kerala.
Her toilet mission to make Kerala open defecation-free has changed the lives of tribals in the state. She's truly a one-woman army.
The no-fuss woman says, “I believe in being sincere about my work. There is so much open space available, so the people have never felt the need for a toilet.” Also, people were not aware of the importance of using toilets until recent years."
Here is the inspiring story of Sudha and what she has done for tribals.
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