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Uttarakhand Is The Fourth State In The Country To Become Open Defecation Free

Uttarakhand is the fourth state in the country to become Open Defecation Free and the state is likely to receive an ODF certificate by PM Narendra Modi in July

Uttarakhand Is The Fourth State In The Country To Become Open Defecation Free
Highlights
  • Till March only seven districts in the state
  • Physical verification of all personal domestic toilets
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give Uttarakhand an ODF certificate

Uttarakhand has become the fourth Open Defecation Free (ODF) state in the country, an official said on Tuesday.

Also Read: Uttarakhand All Set To Become Open Defecation Free By May 31: Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

Till March, only seven districts in the state were ODF. Haridwar, Paudi and Dehradun too became ODF on May 31, senior Minister Prakash Pant said.

The government was mulling physical verification of all personal domestic toilets built after October 2, 2014 when the project was kicked off by the central government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to give Uttarakhand an ODF certificate in July.

Also Read: Nearly 5000 Gram Panchayats Have Become Open Defecation Free In Rajasthan

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