Navi Mumbai: 3,940 individual toilets constructed in Panvel

Navi Mumbai: 3,940 individual toilets constructed in Panvel

A grant of Rs 20,000 was given to each household, lacking a toilet by the state, central government and local body.

Amit SrivastavaUpdated: Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 10:47 AM IST
article-image
Representative | Pixabay

A total of 3,940 individual toilets were constructed in Panvel Municipal Corporation's (PMC) jurisdiction under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Citizens were urged to avail schemes for constructing toilets by submitting applications.

A grant of Rs 20,000 was given to each household, lacking a toilet by the state, central government and local body. The scheme was applicable to all the citizens residing in the city, villages and slums coming under PCMC.

According to a senior official from the civic administration, while both state government and local bodies provided Rs 8,000 each, the central government provided Rs 4,000 aid for the construction of toilets.

A senior civic official said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the people to fulfill Mahatma Gandhi's dream of a clean and healthy India.

“PM’s appeal received a huge response from the citizens. To date, a total of 3,940 beneficiaries in Panvel City Municipal Corporation have been given benefits under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Civil) for personal toilets,” said the official.

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai-Pune Expressway Accident: Driver Killed, 10 Others Injured After Private Bus Collides With...

Mumbai-Pune Expressway Accident: Driver Killed, 10 Others Injured After Private Bus Collides With...

Mumbai Police Women: Leading The Charge From Solving Murder Cases To Cyber Crimes

Mumbai Police Women: Leading The Charge From Solving Murder Cases To Cyber Crimes

Professionals Who Overcame Physical Challenges Felicitated With Dr Batra's 'Positive Health Awards...

Professionals Who Overcame Physical Challenges Felicitated With Dr Batra's 'Positive Health Awards...

Mumbai News: CBI Drops Corruption Charges On Rialto Exim; Case Shifted To Special CBI Magistrate...

Mumbai News: CBI Drops Corruption Charges On Rialto Exim; Case Shifted To Special CBI Magistrate...

Mumbai News: CID Sleuths Nab Key Accused Fugitive In ₹4,700 Crore Chit Fund Scam From Satara

Mumbai News: CID Sleuths Nab Key Accused Fugitive In ₹4,700 Crore Chit Fund Scam From Satara