Union Cabinet approves Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved the Phase II of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) till the financial year 2024-25.
The second phase will be implemented from 2020-21 to 2024-25, with main focus on Open Defecation Free sustainability and Solid and Liquid Waste Management, collectively called as ODF Plus. The total outlay of the scheme is Rs. 1,40,881 Crores.