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Following the announcement by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on 15 August 2014 that all schools in the country should have toilets, with separate toilets for girls, the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resources Development of the Government of India has launched a campaign "Swachh Vidyalaya" with the aim of providing toilets to all schools in India within a period of one year.

2.         Some of the salient features of this campaign are:

i)      Individual/corporate institutions who are interested in building toilet blocks in any school will be encouraged to do so and will be allocated schools of their choice by the Ministry of Human Resource Development/State Governments.

ii)      Private Sector companies are particularly encouraged to do the construction on their own.  The list of schools requiring toilets and the contact details of nodal officers in each districts/states are available at <http://udise.in/SRC-New/ReportModule/Toilet/Report.aspx>.

iii)     The indicative design of the toilet blocks, along with estimated unit cost are available at www.mhrd.gov.in. Contributors are encouraged to provide maintenance as well.

3.         The members of the Indian American community and corporate bodies who are interested and would like to participate in this campaign are requested to get in direct contact with the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (Nodal Officer:  Dr. Nagesh Singh, Economic Adviser-Tel:0091-11-23381721, Email:[email protected]).

4.         In this regard, given below is the new link of the Ministry of Human Resource Development which is operational:

Go to www.mhrd.gov.in

Click Swachh Vidyalaya 

Click Toilet Design Information Kit

(Direct Link: <http://125.63.72.116:8085/swachhvidhyalaya/>)

 

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