Sikkim goes up in Swachh Bharat Mission, all ULBs declared ODF

SikkimSikkim has achieved to be the ninth State of the country which has been certified to be Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the Central Government.

All the Urban Local Bodies of this hilly State has been declared ODF. They were also congratulated by V K Jindal, Joint Secretary and Mission Director, Swachh Bharat Mission.

Atleast 14 States have achieved the status of ODF in the urban category.

One of the key objective of the mission is to provide sanitation facilities through the construction of individual toilets. Around seven lakh individual toilets have been constructed under the scheme.

More than three lakh community toilets construction have also taken place. 1, 872 cities have been declared ODF.

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