Open defecation free India, UN Chief congratulated PM Modi
Tue, Oct 02, 2018, 10:23 PM
UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for demonstrating leadership and vision on the vital issue of ending open defecation. In India, with the initiative of PM Modi, the sanitation coverage has gone up from 38 % to 94 % in just a period of four years and further, over 85 million households across the country have got access to toets for the first time. 25 states, Union Territories and 5 lakh villages are now open defection free in the country.