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Govt releases Rs 315 crore for building toilets along Ganga

So far, 14,500 toilets have been constructed under this scheme


Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


The Union Water Resources Ministry has released Rs 315 crore for construction of toilets along river.

The Ministry released the money to Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation for building toilets according to an action plan under Swachh Bharat campaign (Gramin) during 2016-17.

The Water Resources, River Development and Rejuvenation Ministry had released Rs 263 crore for the purpose during the previous fiscal, an official statement said.

"So far, 14,500 toilets have been constructed under this scheme," the statement reads.

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First Published: Fri, September 23 2016. 14:57 IST