The Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, while praising the people of Darjeeling for their initiative to make the Queen of Hills clean and green, announced that 50,000 toilets would be built in the hill district.

The Chief Minister said that both the state government and the Gorkhaland Territorial administration are working together to make Darjeeling clean and green.

“West Bengal government and GTA are working together for Clean and Green Darjeeling project worth Rs 500 crore. Bengal is number one in India in Swachh Bharat campaign. Three out of top four districts are from Bengal,” Banerjee said.

Stressing on the need to develop educational infrastructure of Darjeeling, she informed that a campus of Presidency University will soon be built in the hills.