Nagaland To Be Declared Open Defecation Free By Early Next Year: Minister Chotisuh Sazo

Nagaland To Be Declared Open Defecation Free By Early Next Year: Minister Chotisuh Sazo

Nagaland’s six districts will be declared open defecation free (ODF) by July this year whereas the whole state will be declared ODF by early next year
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Nagaland To Be Declared Open Defecation Free By Early Next Year: Minister Chotisuh Sazo
Highlights
  • Six out of 11 districts of Nagaland will be declared ODF by July
  • The entire state would be made ODF early next year
  • Out of the targeted 2,62,939 toilets, the state built 2,11,723 toilets

 

Kohima: Nagaland will be declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) state by early next year, a minister said today. Six out of 11 districts – Dimapur, Kiphire, Longleng, Mokokchung, Phek and Zunheboto will be declared ODF by July this year while the entire state would be made ODF early next year, state Minister for Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Chotisuh Sazo said at a workshop here.

Also Read: Maharashtra Government Declares 263 Cities Open Defecation Free

Kohima was placed at 208 in the Swachh Survekshan 2017 ranking, which was carried by the government to know the progress of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan across India

Under the Centre’s Swacch Bharat Mission, out of the targeted 2,62,939 toilets, the state has so far built 2,11,723, he said at the ‘Sanitation Workshop for Women Leaders’ organised by the apex women body in the state capital.

Also  Read: Open Defecation Is Harmful, Especially For Women. Build And Use Toilets: Anushka Sharma’s Swachh Message

 

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