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Centre New Policy to Make India Open Defecation Free

The Indian Express, 17 August 2014


NEW DELHI: With the Prime Minister Modi’s independence day speech which had stressed on the importance of sanitation in the country, the centre has written to all states to work out a mechanism for Swacch Bharat Abhiyan to make India open defecation free country by 2019.


The centre has sent out communication to all state chief secretaries seeking more coordination between the Drinking Water and Sanitation departments especially in rural areas.


2019 would be Mahatma Gandhi’s 150 birth anniversary year and centre has planned to give clean India as a tribute to him. Read more....