International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART A
Knowledge and awareness of Govt. toilet scheme in home community and public in rural area
Author(s): Dipika Sachan and Neelma Kunwar
The Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan has been restructured into the Swachh Bharat Mission. The mission aims to make India an Open defecation free country in Five Years. It seeks to improve the level of cleanliness in rural areas through Solid and Liquid Waste Management activities and making Gram Panchayats Open defecation free, clean and sanitized. Under the mission, one lakh thirty four thousand crore rupees will be spent for construction of about 11 crore 11 lakh toilets in the country. Technology will be used on a large scale to convert waste into wealth in rural India in the forms of bio-fertilizer and different forms of energy. The mission is to be executed on war footing with the involvement of every Gram Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad in the country, besides roping in large sections of rural population and school teachers and students in this endeavor. Incentive as provided under the mission for the construction of Individual Household Latrines shall be available for all Below Poverty Line household and above poverty line households restricted to SCs and STs, small and marginal farmers, landless laborers with homestead, physically handicapped and women headed households.
How to cite this article:
Dipika Sachan and Neelma Kunwar. Knowledge and awareness of Govt. toilet scheme in home community and public in rural area. International Journal of Home Science. 2019; 5(2): 06-09.