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Rs. 315 crore released for construction of toilets

Updated: Sep 23, 2016 14:04 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept.23 (ANI): The Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Ministry has released an amount of Rs. 315 crore to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation for the implementation of Ganga action plan under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) during the current financial year.

This amount will be spent on the construction of toilets along the River Ganga.

It may be recalled that Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Ministry had released Rs. 263 crore for this purpose to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation during the last financial year.

So far, 14,500 toilets have been constructed under this scheme.(ANI)