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N Chandrababu Naidu has set March 31 as the deadline for all households in the state to have individual sanitary latrines (ISL) so as to make AP completely open defecation-free.
Chandrababu Naidu says there will be no compromise on the March 31 target; he urged the people to take part in the programme.
A city is notified or declared as ODF only if, at any point in the day, not a single person is found defecating in the open.
Even as Bihar’s Rs 15-crore toilet scam has roiled the state politics, a Dalit woman in a village near Patna has set an example by selling her mangalsutra to build a toilet at her home.
Pursuing the goal of achieving the ODF (open defecation free) status for Srikakulam district, the education authorities have decided to rope in the services of college and university students.
Workers have a tough time as they have to relieve themselves in the open; the six toilets housed at HICC entrance are yet to be installed.
Strict action would be taken against those who fail to comply.
‘No toilet, no electricity’ is the new mantra of Khammam district officials to make villages open defecation free (ODF).
A three-tier validation process had been adopted where the cities, which became ODF were first inspected by the local administration, then by the state government and the central agency gave its nod.
A target has been set to make all the 1,004 villages in Guntur district Open Defecation Free (ODF) by Gandhi Jayanthi.
A recent study by a New Delhi-based research and advocacy body claimed that only 40 per cent of the families living in rural Odisha have access to toilets.
As per Express findings, at several places in the city there are no toilets even in the radius of 2 Kms; more projects are in pipeline to make toilets available, says GHMC.
The city received the tag after all its corporators gave an undertaking that their respective wards were open defecation free.
Realising the uphill task, Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar has asked District Magistrates to spend at least 30 minutes each day to monitor the pace of toilet construction in their respective districts.
Three days ago, Prajapati men from Barakhera village met the Chhatarpur district panchayat chairman Rajesh Prajapati and submitted a detailed complaint.