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Title: Govt depts earmark Rs 16,500 cr for Swachh Bharat Mission in 2018-19
Source:Business Standard
Date:11 May 2018

A sum of Rs 16,500 crore has been earmarked by 71 ministries and departments of the central government for implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2018-19.The amount is over and above the budget of ministries in-charge of sanitation in the country i.e. the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban).The SAP (Swachhata Action Plan) 2018-19 was launched by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha at a meeting of Union secretaries and senior officials in New Delhi on 11 May 2018.

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