Under this scheme, financial assistance is 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
Kerala is steadily progressing towards ODF in Urban areas too. Urban areas in all the districts except Ernakulam is to become ODF. Dedicated efforts are in place to make Ernakulum too ODF in 2018 making the overall state of Kerala ODF