Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase-2 launched

Infrastructure Urban

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat recently launched Phase-2 of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) [SBM (G)]. Lauding the success of Phase-1 of the SBM (G), Shekhawat, as per a PIB release, said that the Cabinet’s approval of Phase-2 of the mission is a great recognition of the signification achievements made under SBM (G) under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards providing universal coverage and access to safe sanitation in rural areas in five years since its launch on October 2, 2014.

Phase-2 of the SBM (G) will focus on sustaining the gains made under the programme in the past five years in terms of toilet access and usage, ensuring no one is left behind. It will ensure that effective solid and liquid wast