The affected villagers had to take shelter at a Government school for a considerable amount of time.
After failing to meet several deadlines of the Centre, Odisha government had assured the Centre in June of achieving the ODF status by October 2 this year.
While public toilets cater to busy areas such as commercial spaces, bus stands, railway stations and more, one community toilet must be built for every six people in low-income areas.
A team of officials appointed by Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) will arrive in the city this week to inspect various parts of the city for re-certification of Open Defecation Free (ODF++) status.
The affidavit was filed after NGT's May 29 order directing Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand to monitor Ganga cleaning and file report.
Around 1.35 crore households in rural Bengal have been covered by the 'Mission Nirmal Bangla'.
The minister said that as desired by CM KCR, Telangana has been transformed into ODF.
Girish Chandra Murmu said that the mission would now be undertaken on a back-end mission of solid waste management under a cluster system.
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Around 99.2 per cent of rural India has been covered in the last four years under Swachh Bharat Mission.
Around 800 beneficiaries have received Rs 15,000 as incentive/subsidy to build a low-cost, good quality household toilet.
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In December 2018, more than 50 lakh toilets participated in the 'Clean Beautiful Toilet' or 'Shining Toilet' contests, he said.
The SMC will soon launch Swachta app which would act as a communication tool between SMC officials and public for redressal of their grievances.