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Open defecation: Govt to sensitise students

The Hindu, 21 July 2014

 

Don’t be surprised if your schoolgoing kid starts advising you on use of toilets, washing hands with soap after defecation and before having food.

 

A vigorous campaign sensitising school students to trigger behavioural changes in people on the need to use toilets is soon going to be launched by the Centre to end the menace of open defecation in the country.

 

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation took the decision days after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s maiden budget set a goal of ending defecating in the open by 2019. Read more....