As a part of the “Swachh Bharat Mission” , the Public Sector Undertakings ( PSUs) under the Ministries of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy will construct 50,000 toilets in schools all over the country within next one year up to August 2015. The work of 1001 toilets will begin tomorrow, 2nd October 2014 in various states.
For the construction of these toilets, 50 % of the Corporate Social Responsibility Budget will be earmarked during the financial year 2014-15 and 2015-16. The PSU wise allocation is NTPC-240,PGCIL-90,NHPC-56,PFC-72,REC-90,NEEPCO-06,SJVNL-21,THDCIL-05,CoalIndia Ltd-400,NLC-25,1REDA-04.
The break up of the states and the number of schools in which work commence tomorrow is as follows:
Name of PSU
Number of Toilets to be constructed in the Schools
Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, MP, Odisha, Rajasthan,UP, &West Bengal
Power Finance Corporation (PFC)
AP, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, MP, Odisha, & Telegana
National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC )
Assam, WB, J&K, HP, Uttrakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur & WB.
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC)
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC)
THDC India Limited ( THDCIL)
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)
North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO)
Coal India Limited ( CIL)
Jharkhand, WB, Odisha, MP, Chhattisgarh, UP, & Assam