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Thursday, 21-June-2018


Kamrup Metro emerges as first ODF district in Assam

Kamrup Metro has emerged as Assam’s first open defecation free district, having achieved the target set under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).

In fact, according to Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner, Dr M Angamuthu, Kamrup Metro, is the first district in the Northeast to have completed the schemes envisaged under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) before the targeted schedule of March 31. The total number of individual household latrines targeted in the district was 25,114 and it has been achieved. Altogether 22 gaon panchayats under four development blocks – Dimoria, Chandrapur, Rani and Bezera – have been covered under the scheme. The total cost involved in fulfilling the target was around Rs 24 crore. The areas covered under it are Dispur, Guwahati West and Jalukbari.