Modi govt to build toilets in one lakh madrassas under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’: Naqvi

New Delhi: In a significant step, the Modi government will build toilets in one lakh madrassas in the country by end of next financial year under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi confirmed on Saturday.

To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put focus on sanitation, the Prime Minister of India launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2nd October, 2014.

Open defecation free villages till date: 174,828

Open defecation free villages in Namami viiages: 3,246

Open defecation free districts: 118

Open defecation free states: 3