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Rautahat declared as open defecation free district

Posted 30 December, 11:37 am

Rautahat , December 29 2018, The Rautahat district has been declared open Defecation Free district. Chief Minister of State 2 Lalabu Raut has announced the district as open defecation in the program held in Gaur on Saturday.

Speaking at the program, Chief Minister Raut said that the sanitation will provide information about the development of the society and the level of society.

Chief Minister Raut has urged the people of rautahat to pay attention to sanitation as without this the society will always be behind. Th district is third in province 2 and 63th of Nepal

Anil Kesari, Divisional Engineer of Drinking Water Sanitation Division, said that out of 1 lakh 4 thousand 76 household, 18 thousand 7 hundred 33 Household had toilet before the sanitation campaign. Within three years 82 thousand 7 hundred and 67 toilet were constructed

In the district, 2,776 houses have shared toilet as these household did not have enough land for toilet construction.Mr kesari has informed that various INGOs have been spent on Nrs 47 lakh and Government of Nepal has spent 1 crore 47 lakh in this sanitation campaign