Economic Survey 2019: 9.5 crore toilets built, 5.5 lakh villages declared open defecation free under Swachh Bharat Mission
Updated : July 04, 2019 03:58 PM IST
99.2 percent of rural India has been covered in the last four years under SBM, says Economic Survey.
SBM has helped reduce diarrhea and malaria among children below five years, still birth and low birth weight (new born with weight less than 2.5 kilograms): Economic Survey.
SBM is expected to have a positive impact on society by increasing the enrolment ratio of girls in schools and improving health standards, the Survey notes.