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Seven Cities certified ODF++ under Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban

Seven Cities certified ODF++ under Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban

Seven cities in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have received the ODF++ certification, under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban).

An extension of Open Defecation Free protocol, the ‘++’ stands for faecal sludge and sewage in the cities being treated in a scientific manner before being discharged.

The seven cities are Indore, Khargone, Sahaganj, Ujjain, Bhilai, Rajnandgaon and Ambikapur.

These cities have 100 per cent of their faecal matter treated by sewage treatment plants or faecal sludge treatment plants. They are also free of open defecation and open urination, with at least 25 per cent of the community and public toilets in excellent condition.

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