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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 558
ANSWERED ON:  12.04.2017
Toilet Facilities
PANKAJ CHOWDHARY
Will the Minister of



URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-


Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether the people residing in slum unauthorised colonies in urban areas are being provided benefits of Government schemes for construction of toilets and if so, the details thereof;
(b) the details of the funds allocated and utilised for construction of toilets in slum and unauthorised colonies in urban areas during the financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17, State-wise; and
(c) whether 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 and if so, the details thereof?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI M. VENKAIAH NAIDU)
(a) to (c) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the Sabha.
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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 558 FOR 12.04.2017 REGARDING TOILET FACILITIES
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(a): Yes, Madam. 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. 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. The details of IHHLs and CT/PTs constructed across states is given in Annexure 1.

(b): The state-wise details of funds allocated and released for construction of toilets is given in Annexure 2.

(c): No, Madam, 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

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