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Swachh Bharat Mission: Achievements

Swachh Bharat Mission: Achievements

According to the parliamentary standing committee report on water resources:

  • Only 12% of the villages that were supposed to get infrastructure for liquid waste management this year have achieved their goal under the second phase of the Swacch Bharat Mission.
  • The implementation of solid waste management infrastructure also lagged behind, with only 22% of target villages covered during 2021-22 until February 7.
  • In its first phase, the Swacch Bharat Mission aimed to provide a toilet in every rural household and claimed to have achieved its goal in 2019.

Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 (SBM-U):

  • To make all cities 100% ‘garbage free’ from current 70%.
  • Ensure grey and black water management in all cities other than those covered under AMRUT.
  • Make all urban local bodies as ODF+ and those with a population of less than 1 lakh as ODF++.
  • Focus on source segregation of solid waste by utilizing the principles of 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).
  • Scientific processing of all types of municipal solid waste and remediation of legacy dumpsites for effective solid waste management.

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