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All Urban Areas of Nagaland are now Declared as Open Defecation Free

(Photo Credit: Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India-Twitter)

New Delhi, September 28 (NE): Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India on Saturday, September 28, tweeted; All urban areas of Nagaland are now Open Defecation Free (ODF). Nagaland is 33rd State/UT getting this distinction. Heartiest congratulations!

He also compliments the dedication and commitment of the people & ULBs of this beautiful State towards achieving this commendable feat.

The government of India has a target to make India “Open Defecation Free” by 2019 and UNICEF India is a key partner in its flagship programme to achieve this target through the Swatchh Bharat Mission (SBM).

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