PSUs to construct 50,000 toilets in schools in one year

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As a part of the “Swachh Bharat Mission”, the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the Ministries of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy will construct 50,000 toilets in schools all over the country within next one year, up to August 2015. The work of 1001 toilets began on October 2, 2014 in various states.

For the construction of these toilets, 50 percent of the Corporate Social Responsibility budget will be earmarked during the financial years 2014-15 and 2015-16.

The PSU-wise allocation of schools is NTPC-240, PGCIL-90, NHPC-56, PFC-72, REC-90, NEEPCO-06, SJVNL-21, THDCIL-05, Coal India Ltd-400, NLC-25 and IREDA-04.

The breakup of the states and the number of schools in which work will commence is as follows:


Serial No. Name of PSU  States Number of Toilets to be constructed in the Schools
1 NTPC Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, MP, Odisha, Rajasthan,UP, &West Bengal 240
2 Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Rajasthan 72
3 SJVN Limited Himachal Pradesh 21
4 POWERGRID AP, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, MP, Odisha, & Telegana  90
5 National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Assam, WB, J&K, HP, Uttrakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur & WB. 56
6 Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) UP 90
7 Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) Tamil Nadu, 25
8 THDC India Limited (THDCIL) Uttrakhand 05
9 Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Chhattisgarh 04
10 North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) Assam 06
11 Coal India Limited (CIL) Jharkhand, WB, Odisha, MP, Chhattisgarh, UP, & Assam 400

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