• IPC 2017

Uttarakhand and Haryana declared 4th and 5th ODF States in the country

By GovernanceToday
In Awareness
August 20, 2017

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), rural Uttarakhand and rural Haryana have declared themselves as the 4th and 5th Open Defecation Free (ODF) States of India. The two joined
the league of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala, which were the first three states to be declared ODF. Nationally, the sanitation coverage has increased from 42% to over 64% in just two and a half
years since the launch of SBM. Uttarakhand has 13 districts, 95 blocks, 7256 gram panchayats
and 15751 villages while Haryana has 21 districts, 124 blocks,

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