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2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 1, PART D

Impact of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Indian society

Author(s): Sneh Lata Singh, Neelma Kunwar and Anchal Sharma
Swachh Bharat mission is very necessary to run continuously in India until it achieves its goal. It is very essential for the people in India to really get the feeling of physical, mental, social and intellectual well being. It is to make living status advance in India in real means which can be started by bringing all over cleanliness. The Swachh Bharat Mission of urban areas aims to cover almost 1.04 crore households in order to provide them 2.6 lakhs of public toilets, 2.5 lakhs of community toilets together with the solid wastes management in every town. Gramin Swachh Bharat Mission is a mission implementing cleanliness programmes in the rural areas. Earlier the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (also called Total Sanitation Campaign, TSC) was established by the Government of India in 1999 to make rural areas clean however, now it has been restructured into the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). This campaign is aimed to make rural areas free of open defecation till 2019 for which the cost has been estimated is one lakh thirty four thousand crore rupees for constructing approximately 11 crore 11 lakh toilets in the country. There is a big plan of converting waste into bio-fertilizer and useful energy forms. This mission involves the participation of Gram Panchayat, Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad.
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How to cite this article:
Sneh Lata Singh, Neelma Kunwar, Anchal Sharma. Impact of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Indian society. Int J Home Sci 2018;4(1):215-219.

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