Tag: open defecation free

Caya, the largest contributor to Swacch Bharat Mission

Swacch Bharat Mission, the flagship programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was launched with a mission to provide and improve sanitation facilities in rural areas of India and make the villages open defecation free by providing toilets. Apart from the initiatives taken up by the government to achieve this goal, there are private companies, NGO’s […]

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Open defecation free Mumbai survey reaches completion

Aamchi Mumbai has finally been tagged open defecation free by the Centre. The centre had conducted a survey through Mumbai in all the areas that come under BMCs jurisdiction. Source: Magicbricks Now

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Chhattisgarh to become Open Defecation Free by 2018

The State of Chhattisgarh is set to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the end of 2018. This was announced by the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh in Raipur. He was speaking at a 2-day Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) National Conclave organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Raipur for […]

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4800 villages in Gujarat declared Open Defecation Free

The Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer, went on a State visit to Gujarat where he met the Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary (Sanitation) and discussed the progress being made by the State towards achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. The State Principal Secretary, Sanitation, Jayanti Ravi, apprised the Central team about […]

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Maharashtras 51 urban areas becomes Open Defecation Free

Union Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu recently informed, Maharashtra’s 51 towns and cities out of 361 have been declared ‘Free of Open Defecation’ (ODF) since the launch of toilet construction programme in May 2015 and 50 more urban areas are set to join the list soon. Reviewing the progress of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s […]

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