Bring about an improvement in the general quality of life in the rural areas, by promoting cleanliness, hygiene and eliminating open defecation.
Accelerate sanitation coverage in rural areas to achieve the vision of Swachh Bharat by 2nd October 2019
Motivate Communities and Panchayati Raj Institutions to adopt sustainable sanitation practices and facilities through awareness creation and health education.
Encourage cost effective and appropriate technologies for ecologically safe and sustainable sanitation.
Develop where required, Community managed sanitation systems focusing on scientific Solid & Liquid Waste Management systems for overall cleanliness in the rural areas.
The focus of the Strategy is to move towards a ‘Swachh Bharat’ by providing flexibility to State governments, as sanitation is a state subject, to decide on their implementation policy and mechanisms, taking into account State specific requirements.
It is suggested that Implementation Framework of each State be prepared with a road map of activities covering the 3 important phases necessary for the Programme
The Programme components and activities for SBM (G) implementation are as follows. All States will develop a detailed implementation strategy and plan based on but not limited to the components mentioned below: