Financial assistance will be given to construct sanitary toilets. The assistance is limited to households belonging to economic weaker sections who have no sanitary latrines. Assistance will also be given to convert insanitary latrine to sanitary one.
Central Government incentive for the construction of household toilet will be Rs.4000 per HH toilet, state shall contribute a minimum of 25% fund towards HH toilets to match 75% central share. A minimum of Rs.1333 need to be contributed by the state to each beneficiary identified.
- Unit cost –Rs. 15400
- Subsidy - Rs.5333 for the construction or up gradation of insanitary latrines
Households (Beneficiary Household group) whose member practice open defecation and who do not have access to HH toilet and for whom the construction of IHHL is not feasible would be given assistance to construct community toilet.
Government of India incentive for the construction of community toilet will be in the form of 40% grant/VGF for each community toilet. State will contribute a minimum of 25% fund towards community toilets project to match 75% central share.
Unit Cost –
ULBs should ensure sufficient numbers of public toilets are constructed in each city. All prominent places with the city attracting floating population should be covered. There will be no Government of India incentive support for the construction of public toilets.
Solid Waste Management
ULBs are to prepare DPR for Solid Waste Management of their city in consultation with State Government.100% cost reimbursement for preparing the DPR shall be done by Government of India as per unit cost and norms set up by National Advisory and Review Committee (NARC). Central Government incentive for Solid Waste Management Projects will be in the form of maximum for 20% grant/VGF for each project. State will contribute a minimum of 25% funds for Solid Waste Management Projects to match 75% central share.
IEC and Public Awareness
15% of the total project cost will be set apart by Government of India for IEC and public awareness, out of this 12% will be releasing to State. State will contribute a minimum of 25% fund towards IEC and public awareness to match 75% central share.
Capacity Building Activities