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State wakes up, seeks report on school toilet status

TNN, 16 October 2014


BHUBANESWAR: The state government has asked all district education officers to submit reports on the status of toilets in schools, waking up to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya campaign.


The department has decided to complete construction and repair of toilets by December 31, 2014.


According to the status of school toilets in the ministry of human resources development (HRD) website, a total 20,716 government schools in the state don't have proper toilets for girls. This comprises about 35 per cent of the 58,412 government-run schools in the state. Read more....