Ranchi, Jan 29: Referring to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Chief Minister Mr. Raghubar Das said that the state will be completely free from open defecation by 2018. The CM said it while inaugurating Jharkhand Sanitation Summit-2016.
He said that modern India canít be made without modern villages and Yojana Banao Abhiyan has been started keeping this in view.
Seeing the positive response of people in Yojana Banao Abhiyan, the govt. is sure that Jharkhand will be able to maintain sanitation by 2018 and by 219, it will be a developed state. He summoned people to keep the state neat & clean.
Urban Development Minister Mr. C. P. Singh, Principal Secretary to the CM Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Drinking Water and Sanitation Secretary Mr. A. P. Singh, E TV Network Chief Mr. Jagdish Chandra, DCs of different districts and other officers were present on this occasion.