Rotary Club of Madras helps construct 30 toilets in Amarambedu

Published: 25th December 2014 05:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2014 05:56 AM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: Soon, the village of Amarambedu in Gummidipoondi taluk will be declared open defecation free (ODF), thanks to the efforts of the Rotary Club of Madras as part of the Swacch Bharat Mission. The village had one toilet out of the 128 homes located in it. The plan to construct toilets arose after succeeding in bringing about behavioural changes in villagers about the practice of open defecation. Actor Jiiva, who was the chief guest during the event, said that he would try to include a scene about addressing the problem of open defecation in one of his upcoming films.

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