After Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh becomes India’s second open defecation free state

Himachal Pradesh was on Friday declared ‘Open Defecation Free’, becoming India’s second state to get this status after Sikkim. The newly acquired status will entitle Himachal Pradesh to receive World Bank funding under ₹9,000 crore project to sustain sanitation campaign.

The state achieved this five months before the target, Secretary in the ministry of rural development Parmeshvaran Iyer said.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. Which State was declared India’s second ‘Open Defecation Free’ state?

Answer:1Himachal Pradesh

Source – The Hindustan Times

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