65 new toilets inaugurated under ODF initiative

As many as 65 new Sulabh toilets were inaugurated for the residents of a village here on Saturday in a move to end the practice of open defecation.

The new toilets are part of a joint initiative by Rotary club of mid-West Delhi, Rotary Club of Denver, US, and Sulabh International.

The toilets were handed over to the families in the Indri village of Sohna.

"This initiative is under the effort of the Prime Minister for his flagship programme to ensure total sanitation coverage by 2019," said William Korstad, coordinator Rotary club of Denver, US.

Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International, on the occasion said: "We are trying our best to make places open defecation free (ODF). And handing over toilets to villagers here is part of it."

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