Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Centre sanctions Rs.460 cr to 10 states under Swachh Bharat Mission

The Ministry of Urban Development has so far sanctioned Rs.459.93 cr to ten states as the first installment under Swachh Bharat Mission’ for the year 2014-15. This was stated by the Minister of State for Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri Babul Supriyo in the Lok Sabha in a  written reply to Shri M. Murali Mohan, Smt.Hema Malini and five other members.
                The details of the sanctions are as below:
S.No
State
Sanctioned amount
    (Rs. in crore)
1.
Maharashtra
135.00
2.
Karnataka
 80.01
3.
West Bengal
 64.01
4.
Gujarat
 40.95
5.
Andhra Pradesh
 40.00
6.
Bihar
 37.72
7.
Chattisgarh
 30.79
8.
Madhya Pradesh
 18.81
9.
Manipur
 11.21
10.
Odisha
  1.43
                                The sanctions include Rs.310.10 cr for Construction of household and community toilets (Rs.310.10 cr), Awareness generation activities (Rs.48.00 cr) and Capacity building (Rs.12.00 cr).
                Shri Babul Supriyo has further informed that under Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas, 1.04 crore household toilets are targeted to be built by 2018.
                State-wide targets in respect of household toilets under the Mission : Tamil Nadu-13.95 lakhs, Uttar Pradesh -11.83 lakh, Maharashtra-8.99 lakhs, Karnataka-8.88 lakhs, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana-7.93 lakhs, West Bengal-7.88 lakhs, Madhya Pradesh-7.32 lakhs, Rajasthan-5.62 lakhs, Bihar-5.47 lakhs, Gujarat-4.06 lakhs, Odisha-4.03 lakhs,Chattisgarh-3.51 lakhs, Jharkhand-2.31 lakhs, Haryana-2.16 lakhs, Punjab-1.96 lakhs,  Kerala-1.76, Assam-1.46 lakhs and NCT of Delhi-1.25 lakhs etc.
Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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