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Rs 4000 per urban toilet: Naidu


The News Bureau, Feb 12

Minister of Urban Development and HUPA M.Venkaiah Naidu States and Urban Local Bodies get Central assistance of Rs 4,000 per toilet under Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas.

The Central aid can also be leveraged with share of States and urban local bodies, contribution of corporates under CSR, NGOs, private organisations for construction of house-hold toilets.

Members of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Wednesday d

scussed shortcomings in implementing the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewable Mission (JNNURM).

They also discussed to improve new urban schemes. Naidu gave an account of improvements of new initiatives. MPs were told that States had the flexibility to design and implement new schemes.

In the wake of poor implementation of JNNURM, the Centre assured land availability, release of funds within 7 days, inclusion of operation and maintenance.


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