Construction of toilets in slum and unauthorised colonies: Fund allocated and utilised Details

The campaign, "Swachh Bharat Mission", is India's largest ever cleanliness drive, was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with objectives to reduce or eliminate open defecation through construction of individual, cluster and community toilets. The Swachh Bharat mission also made an initiative of establishing an accountable mechanism of monitoring latrine use.

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New Delhi: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) being implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development, people residing in slum and unauthorised colonies in urban areas are being provided benefits by the Government for construction of individual household toilets (IHHL). Government of India provides Rs 4000 per unit of IHHL to the beneficiaries, said The Minister of Urban  Development Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu in statement in Lok Sabha on 12.04.2017 while replying to starred question no. 558 asked by Pakaj Chowdhary.

"Additionally, each state government contributes at least Rs 1333 per unit of IHHL .The Government also provides funds to the Urban local Bodies (ULBs) for constructing Community Toilets (CT), for use by slum residents. Besides this, Government also provides funds to the ULBs for constructing Public Toilets (PTs) which can be used by the public in general including the residents of the slums and unauthorized colonies. But  no financial assistance has been received from foreign countries for construction of toilets in urban areas of the country during the last two years and the current year" added by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu 
  • The details of IHHLs and CT/PTs constructed across states is given in Annexure 1 in PDF.
  • The state-wise details of funds allocated and released for construction of toilets is given in Annexure 2.in PDF.
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