25 June 2019
Bhubaneswar: Odisha strides ahead in "Swachh Odisha, Sustha Odisha' campaign. Nine districts have achived 100% coverage in individual household latrine construction(IHHL). Average IHHL coverage in the State has been stepped up from 12% in 2012-13 base year to 86% in the current year.
Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, over a video conferencing reviewed the status of the campaign with district Collectors today. Padhi fixed time line for each district for 100% coverage by August 31, 2019.
The campaign is being funded jointly by Central and State Government on 60:40 sharing basis. Each beneficiary family is supported with an incentive of Rs 12,000 for construction of toilet. Around 79 lakh households have been enlisted for this incentive.