Jharsuguda: A workshop on promoting construction of individual household toilets under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Assurance (MG-NREGA) scheme and Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan Scheme was held at Kolabira Block under Jharsuguda District on Wednesday. This workshop was organized by Dist. Administration.
The workshop was attended by 1488 including members of Panchayati Raj Institution, Samiti Members , Sarpanch, Ward Members, Aganwadi, ASHA workers, Mansion along with local villagers, where the advantages of Open Defecation Free (ODF) village and its impact on the health and hygiene of people in general and children in particular were discussed.
Dist. Collector Said that “In this project around 10,000 toilets will be constructed and currently in first phase we have identified around 2,000 households for this project. Under this scheme the unit cost of Individual Household Laterine (IHL) is Rs. 10,000 out of which 9,100 will be provided by Govt. and rest Rs. 900 will be borne by the beneficiary either in cash or in form of labour. ”
This workshop was inaugurated by Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das in presence of Dist. Collector Niranjan Sahu and other Govt. officials.