Rs 460 crore given to 10 states under Swachh Bharat Mission: Govt tells Parliament

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New Delhi, Feb 25: Urban Development Ministry has so far sanctioned Rs 459.93 crore to ten states as the first installment under Swachh Bharat Mission for the year 2014-15, Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday.

Rs 460 crore given to 10 states under Swachh Bharat Mission: Govt tells Parliament

In a written reply, Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said while Maharashtra got Rs 135 cr, Karnataka received Rs 80.01 cr followed by West Bengal Rs 64.01 cr and Gujarat Rs 40.95 cr.

Andhra Pradesh got Rs 40 cr, Bihar Rs 37.72 cr, Chattisgarh Rs 30.79 cr, Madhya Pradesh Rs 18.81 cr, Manipur Rs 11.21 cr and Odisha Rs 1.43 cr under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Supriyo said the sanctions include Rs 310.10 cr for construction of household and community toilets, Rs 48 cr for awareness generation activities and Rs 12 cr for capacity building.

He further informed the House that under Swachh Bharat Mission, 1.04 crore household toilets are targeted to be built by 2018 in urban areas.

PTI 

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