Cabinet approves continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26 for sustainable outcomes

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New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26 with a focus on sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) outcomes, concrete across all cities. Scientific processing of waste was achieved. , and management of waste water in cities with population less than 1 lakh in Census 2011.

New Delhi [India], October 12 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26 with a focus on sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) outcomes, concrete across all cities. Scientific processing of waste was achieved. , and management of waste water in cities with population less than 1 lakh in Census 2011.
An official release said a financial outlay of Rs 1,41,600 crore has been finalized for SBM-U 2.0, which includes a central share of Rs 36,465 for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26, which That is more than 2.5 times the financial outlay of Rs. 62,009 crore in the final phase of the mission.
The expected outcomes under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 Swachhta include all statutory cities to become at least ODF+, all cities with less than one lakh population to be made ODF++ and putting in place systems and processes to ensure that all the waste Water can be safely treated and reused. And no untreated wastewater pollutes the water bodies.
All cities have to achieve at least three star garbage free certification
The release said that over the next five years, the focus of SBM-U 2.0, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 October 2021, will be on achieving and accelerating the pace generated for sanitation and solid waste management outcomes, thus achieving the mission goal. Vision of “Garbage Free” Urban India. (ANI)

First published:October 13, 2021, 12:04 am

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