Darwaza Band Part 2 campaign launched by Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin

The basic objective is to provide sanitation facilities to every family, including toilets, solid and liquid waste disposal systems, village cleanliness and safe and adequate drinking water supply by 2nd October 2019
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Last Updated: Feb 07,2019 10:19 IST

Darwaza Band Part 2 campaign launched by Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin

Darwaza Band Part 2 campaign launched by Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin

07 February 2019 Current Affairs:

Shri Babanrao Lonikar Maharashtra’s Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation and Shri Parameswaran Iyer Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation were also present.
The World Bank supported the Darwaza Band -Part 2.
Three “Darwaza Band Part 2” films were launched by Amitabh Bachchan and dedicated re-adaptation of a poem of his father late Harivansh Rai Bachchan to the Swachh Bharat Mission “Swachh Tann, Swachh Mann, Swachh Bharat, Mera Parichay”
Over 50 crore people stopped defecating in the open since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission  and with over 5.5 lakh villages have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) and the national sanitation coverage is now 98% compared to 39% in 2014.

About Swachh Bharat Mission
The mission was launched in 2nd October 2014.
It has two sub mission
Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) under ministry of drinking water and sanitation.
Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) under ministry of Urban Development

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