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Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)

The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) emanates from the vision of the Government articulated in the address of The President of India in his address to the Joint Session of Parliament on 9th June 2014: “We must not tolerate the indignity of homes without toilets and public spaces littered with garbage. For ensuring hygiene, waste management and sanitation across the nation, a “Swachh Bharat Mission” will be launched. This will be our tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary to be celebrated in the year 2019.”

Mission Objectives

  1. Elimination of open defecation
  2. Eradication of Manual Scavenging
  3. Modern and Scientific Municipal Solid Waste Management
  4. To effect behavioral change regarding healthy sanitation practices
  5. Generate awareness about sanitation and its linkage with public health
  6. Capacity Augmentation for ULBs to create an enabling environment for private sector participation in Capex (capital expenditure) and Opex (operation and maintenance)

Mission Components

  1. Household toilets, including conversion of insanitary latrines into pour-flush latrines
  2. Community toilets
  3. Public toilets and urinals
  4. Solid waste management
  5. IEC & Public Awareness
  6. Capacity building and Administrative & Office Expenses (A&OE)

Mission Strategy

The estimated cost of implementation of SBM (Urban) based on unit and per capita costs for its various components is Rs. 62,009 Crore. The Government of India share as per approved funding pattern amounts to Rs. 14,623 Crore. In addition, a minimum additional amount equivalent to 25% of GoI funding, amounting to Rs. 4,874 Crore shall be contributed by the States as State/ ULB share. The balance funds is proposed to be generated through various other sources of fund which are, but not limited to: a) Private Sector Participation a) Additional Resources from State Government/ ULB b) Beneficiary Share c) User Charges d) Land Leveraging e) Innovative revenue streams f) Swachh Bharat Kosh g) Corporate Social Responsibility h) Market Borrowing i) External Assistance

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