Question raised in Lok Sabha on solid and liquid waste management, 13/08/2015

Question raised in Lok Sabha on solid and liquid waste management, 13/08/2015. Swachh Bharat Mission has been launched from 2.10.2014. Under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) SBM-G, there is a provision of assistance of up to Rs. 7/12/15/20 lakh for Gram Panchayats with 150/300/500/more than 500 households. Under SBM-G, component-wise funds are not released. However, State/UT-wise funds released under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan (NBA-sanitation programme prior to SBM-G)/SBM (G) during the last 3 years and the current year is at Annexure-1. State/UT-wise, the number of Gram Panchayats covered under NBA/SBM is at Annexure-2.