SBM a historic drive, producing extraordinary results: Shamsher Manhas
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 15: Member Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shamsher Singh Manhas today said that Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) has been a historic drive, lead by Prime Minister, which has been producing extraordinary results on ground especially in rural areas where open defecation and sanitation has been a problem for the years together.
The MP was speaking during cleanliness drive under ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ programme at Government Hospital, Gandhinagar. He was accompanied by MLA, Kavinder Gupta besides other civil volunteers and officials from JMC.
Manhas informed that about 09 cr toliets have been built under SBM and more than 20 states have been declared as open defecation free including Jammu & Kashmir.
In continuance to the Swachh Bharat Mission throughout the country, a mission of all-round cleanliness lead has got yet another pace with a boom to be more practical and precise so as to fulfil the dream of complete sanitation and open defecation free, the MP maintained.
He further said that the contribution and role of civil societies, NGOs and most importantly the common masses who has made it as much as successful which is being applauded and appreciated on international platforms throughout the world.