Policy Briefs & Reports

Budget Brief 2018-19: Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM-U)

Devashish Deshpande, Avani Kapur

Centre for Policy Research

February 3, 2018

The Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM-U) is the 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