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  • Swachhata Gram Sabhas to be organised in villages across country today

    Published on September 16, 2018

    Swachhata Gram Sabhas will be organised in villages across the country today as part of fortnight Swachhata Hi Sewa movement.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the movement on Saturday through video conferencing.

    The agenda of the Gram Sabhas is to monitor the status of cleanliness in their Gram Panchayats and make an Action Plan for the future.

    The rural sanitation coverage has reached over 92 per cent from 39 per cent in October 2014, when Swachh Bharat Mission was launched.

    19 States and Union Territories have been declared Open Defecation Free so far.