ANI | New Delhi [India]
Last Updated at November 21, 2018 18:30 IST
Business Standard New Delhi [India]
Merino Restroom Solutions, one of the pioneers in restroom cubicle solutions in India participated in The World Toilet Summit, 2018.
The Summit, this year has come to India for the third time, with the theme ‘Can the world be ODF by 2030’, in support to the Government’s Swachh Bharat Mission.
The Summit was supported by Government of Maharashtra, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, who shared his thoughts through a video message.
In his address, Fadnavis said: “It gives me immense pleasure to share that now Maharashtra has become 100 per cent open defecation free (ODF), 55 per cent of which has been covered since 2014. After becoming ODF, we have given plans of sustainability to every Village Panchayat, encouraging them by presenting awards every year, even kids engaged themselves in awareness drive. We also did a lot of work on clean water and all this lead to the creation of jobs, economic development. Now, rural area is witnessing major transformation with this and many other initiatives.”