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Open defecation still a cause for concern

T. RAMAKRISHNAN, The Hindu, 26 June 2014

 

CHENNAI: The continued and widespread practice of open defecation is still a cause for concern in the State.

 

In the area of sanitation, the State government has taken new initiatives for making Tamil Nadu free of open defecation by 2015. One of them is Namma toilets.

 

Addressing a gathering of officials and activists at a workshop on sanitation strategies here, Chandrakanth Kamble, Commissioner of Municipal Administration (CMA), provided a gist of the features of the new type of public toilets based on a universal design, enabling all categories of users, including children, women, differently-abled and senior citizens to use them properly. Read More....