Swachh Bharat Mission Triumphs As More And More Cities Become Open Defecation Free

Taking further the cleanliness campaign to make India open defecation free and ensuring functional water tap connections in all cities, the year 2021 witnessed the launching of the next phase of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) with fanfare.


Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban, another mega scheme of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, with the aim of providing pucca houses to economically weaker sections of the society saw 90 lakh houses grounded for construction and 53.12 lakh houses completed this year.