Analysis of Implementation and Best Practices of “Swachh Bharat”– A Case Study of Kalahandi District of Odisha
Keywords:Swachh Bharat, Health and Sanitation, Use of toilets, Drinking water
This paper, an attempt to analysis of implementation and best practices of “Swachh Bharat” program of Kalahandi District of Odisha. The study mostly focused on assessment of socio-economic development and health & hygiene conditions of the beneficiaries based on primary data collected from nearly 200 households of two blocks. The study reveals that 45.5 per cent of households have been more benefited from the “Swachh Bharat” program as they increased their annual income. 95.0 per cent of the beneficiaries were reported to use toilets for all members of the household and 98.0 per cent beneficiaries have disposed there solid & liquid wastes in proper place. It is observed that 86.4 per cent AWCs/Schools have toilet facility for boys & girls and 95.0 per cent AWCs/Schools have drinking water facility. The study specified that the “Swachh Bharat” program have a positive impact on the beneficiaries. The program is helps to improve the health and hygienic conditions of the beneficiaries.
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