Full report: Evaluation study to assess the performance of five above average states sanitation coverage

By Outline India

The Government of India made sanitation and hygiene a priority concern with various campaigns that were launched across the country in the 1970s. Today, the issue of sanitation has received much attention under the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, an initiative of the Central Government. Data available with the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) in January 2015, indicates a few states have performed distinctly better than the others. The top five states identified from this data are Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Kerala that are covered in this study.


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