In Haryana three districts declared open defecation-free

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that efforts are being made to implement solid and liquid waste management projects in all gram panchayats in the state by the year 2019.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:October 1, 2016 4:51 am

Sirsa, Panchkula and Panipat were among the 27 districts across the country that were awarded certificates by the Union Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu for having obtained “Open Defecation Free” status.

Addressing the gathering at INDOSAN — India Sanitation Conference 2016 organized under the Swachh Bharat Mission in New Delhi — Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that efforts are being made to implement solid and liquid waste management projects in all gram panchayats in the state by the year 2019.

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Khattar said that 1302 solid and liquid waste management projects have so far been approved in the State. He said that community participation is necessary for the success of solid and liquid waste management.