Narendra Singh Tomar launches Swachh Survekshan (Gramin) -2017
Published: August 8, 2017
Narendra Singh Tomar, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has recently launched a Swachh Survekshan (Gramin)-2017 in New Delhi to encourage states and districts to improve their sanitation coverage and Solid Liquid Waste Management (SLWM).
Under the Swachh Survekshan Gramin, all districts of the country will be ranked on the basis of performance, sustainability and transparency. So far, 4,600 villages and 1.4 lakh households have been covered under Swachh Sarvekshan (Gramin) Survey. The Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has stated that toilet usage have increased to 91% in the country whereas overall toilet coverage in rural India has reached to 66%.
Topics: Government of India • Narendra Modi ministry • Narendra Singh Tomar • Public health • sanitation • Sewerage • Swachh Bharat Mission • Swachh Survekshan • Tomar • Water supply and sanitation in India