India built 100 million rural toilets, but Indians are yet to learn to use them

Swachh Bharat Mission will complete 5 years on October 2, 2019. The Indian government has built over a 100 million toilets as a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. However, a large proportion of people in rural India still defecates in public even as they have access to toilets. India launched Swachh Bharat Mission on October 4, 2014, with an ambitious plan to declare the country open-defecation free by October 2, 2019.The programme could be termed partly successful as it provided access to toilet facilities to millions of rural households in the country. However, it failed to change the mindset of people who want to defecate in public. An increasing number of toilets According to government figures, more than 100 million toilets were built in the last five years. “Twenty-seven states, 601

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