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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 558
ANSWERED ON:  05.04.2018
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
UDIT RAJ
Will the Minister of



DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION be pleased to state:-


(a) the total funds collected and spent during this year under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan;

(b) the percentage of such funds allocated to various agencies for implementation of the Abhiyan, agency-wise;

(c) whether all projects under the Abhiyan have been completed; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?



ANSWER
MINISTER FOR DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION
(SUSHREE UMA BHARATI)


(a) to (d) A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.







Statement referred to in the reply to Lok Sabha Starred Question No.558 due for reply on 05.04.2018.

(a) Under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [SBM(G)], majority of the funds are available from Budgetary Resources. The total funds allocated for SBM(G) during the year 2017-18 from Budgetary Resources are Rs.16948.27 crore, out of which Rs.16939.81 crore have been spent.

(b) Under SBM(G), majority of the funds are released to the States/UTs.

(c) and (d) SBM(G) is under implementation in rural areas of the country. The Mission was launched on 2nd October, 2014, with the aim at attaining Swachh Bharat by 2nd October 2019. As on 03.04.2018, 362 districts have been declared Open defecation Free (ODF), and 3,40,370 (56%) villages have been declared ODF. Sanitation coverage, which was 38.7% as on 02.10.2014, has increased to 80.53% as of now.



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