• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Madhya Pradesh: Dhera village becomes open-defecation free


Bhopal, Mar 28: In a step towards improved hygiene under the Centre's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', Dhera village in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district has become open defecation free (ODF) with toilets now having been constructed in all houses there.

Dhera is the native village of state Public Relations and Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla. To mark the achievement, a 'Gaurav Yatra' was taken out in the village today in which Shukla, too, took part, a release here said.

madhya pradesh

"It is a memorable occasion as toilets have been built in all households in the village," Shukla said. The minister asked villagers to use toilets and called for continuous monitoring by vigilance teams set up for the purpose to ensure there is no open defecation.

He also said that the village lake will be beautified and agricultural fields in the Dhera Gram panchayat will be irrigated through the 'Nai Garhi' micro irrigation project.

Shukla further announced that a boundary wall would be constructed for the higher secondary school campus while the local primary school building would undergo renovation, the release added.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more