Government of India

Sushree Uma Bharati
Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation

MAHATMA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL SANITATION CONVENTION (MGISC)

The MGISC was a 4-day event that brought together Sanitation Ministers and sector specialists from around the world. It was organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India. The Convention shared sanitation success stories and lessons from the participating countries and culminated on October 2nd, 2018, with the launch of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth year celebrations in India, as the Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Programme) entered its final year of implementation.

MGISC included a field visit, plenary and technical sessions and an exhibition of sanitation innovations.

Key Statistics

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8,78,72,992
Household Toilets built
Since 2nd Oct, 2014

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5,18,419
Open Defecation
Free Villages

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25
Open Defecation Free States/UTs

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4,465
Open Defecation Free
Villages in Namami
Gange

Last updated on 31st Oct, 2018

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