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Hazaribagh district to become ODF by month end

Press Trust of India  |  Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) 

The Deputy Shukla today said that the district is expected to be declared as free (ODF) by the end of this month.

He said that out of a target of constructing 1,76,031 toilets in Hazaribagh, 1,58,620 toilets have been constructed and 92.56 per cent of the district has already been declared as ODF.

He said this could be achieved due to awareness campaign against launched across the district by Swachh Mission volunteers.

Out of the 16 blocks, the 11 blocks that have been declared as ODF are Churchu, Darhi, Katkumdag, Daroo, Tati Jharia, Padma, Barkagaon, Keredari, Chalkusha, Ichak and Sadar.

Work in the rest of the five blocks is being carried out on war footing, the deputy said.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 21:35 IST