Policy Briefs & Reports

Budget Brief 2017-18: Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)

Devashish Deshpande, Avani Kapur, Yamini Aiyar

Centre for Policy Research

January 25, 2017

The Swachh Bharat MissionUrban (SBM-U) is Government of India’s (GOI) nationwide flagship programme targeting universal sanitation coverage in urban areas.

Using government data, this brief reports on:

Allocations and releases
Physical progress of toilets built and Solid Waste Management (SWM)
Funds released for Information, Education and Communication (IEC) activities
Progress towards ending Open defecation (OD)