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India’s Open Defecation Free status: Claim versus Reality

 
/ November 25, 2019

The ground reality of PM Modi's 100% ODF claim. Is it successful? The reality is very different, and India is still far from being open defecation free.

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan has not reached these 400 people

 
/ September 28, 2016

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan claims to have constructed around 80 lakhs toilets around the countryside across India yet our Community correspondent Saroj Paraste reports a completely different picture of what is happening in Madhya Pradesh’s hinterlands. Over 250 families are struggling to relieve themselves in dignity as the village’s need for sanitation...

200 Residents 0 Toilets

 
/ May 20, 2014

According to The National Sample Survey (NSS) 59.4 per cent of India’s rural homes defecate in the open. This is despite the fact that the government runs schemes like the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) and has borne an expenditure of 19,626 crore INR ($4.3 billion) in the last 10 years. VV-PACS...