Swachh Bharat Mission announces World Toilet Day Contest for District Collectors

  • Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has announced Swachh Bharat World Toilet Day Contest for districts and States. 
  • The purpose of the Contest is to encourage all districts in India to re-intensify the sanitation movement with a special focus on Open Defecation Free-ODF Sustainability. 
  • As per the advisory issued by the Ministry, top 10 District Collectors, top 3 State Mission Directors and State Secretary in-charge of Sanitation will be recognized and awarded by the Swachh Bharat Mission.
  • The Contest does not apply to the five States of  Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram. 
  • Districts can apply for the Contest through the online portal. The application window will be opened on the occasion of World Toilet Day on 19th November and will remain open till the end of this month.
  • Districts can apply for the Contest from the online portal sbm.gov.in/wtd2018. The application window will be open from World Toilet Day, i.e. November 19, 2018 to November 30, 2018.

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