Shauchalay Nirmaan Ghar Ka Samman

Shauchalay Nirmaan Ghar Ka Samman

The State Government has launched the Nishchay “Shauchalay Nirmaan Ghar Ka Sammaan” on 27th of September, 2016. This nischay is being executed in urban areas by Urban Development and Housing Department and in rural areas by Rural Development Department. Provision of toilet in every house will be made to make Bihar, free of open defecation, healthy and clean, without any discrimination to all households of the state under this Nishchay. All urban and rural families of the state will be encouraged for regular use of toilets by bringing about community behavioral changes. An approximate 1.68 crore toilet less families are being targeted to ensure they have toilet facilities in the next 5 years under this scheme.

To fulfill this Nishchay, two schemes have been started by the state government :

  1. Lohia Swacch Bihar Abhiyaan.
  2. Shauchalay Nirmaan Yojana (Urban areas).

Shauchalay Nirmaan (shahri kshetra) Yojana

  • The execution of Shauchalay Nirmaan (Shahri Kshetra) Yojana is being done by Urban Development and Housing Department.
  • The mandate of this scheme is to facilitate construction of 5.81 lakh Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) by beneficiaries themselves and construction of 66,361Community Sanitation Centre seats for landless urban families and to stop Open Defecation in all 3377 urban wards of 143 Urban Local Bodies.
  • All the households without toilets, living in urban areas will benefit under this scheme without any discrimination. Families having adequate land will be given individual toilets and families not having adequate land for the construction of toilets will be covered through community toilets.
  • In the financial year 2018-2019, Against a cumulative target to provide IHHL facilities to 4.92  lakh households and construction of  61,361 lakh  CSC seats in all 3367 urban wards, 2.71 lakh IHHLs and 4952 CSC seats have been constructed while 3270 urban wards and 99 urban local bodie have been declared ODF, as of now.