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Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM)


Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G), previously called Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), is a Community-led total sanitation program initiated by Government of India (GOI) and is being implemented in the State since 2004-05. It is a demand-driven and people-centered sanitation program. The Govt. of India and State Govt. share the funding pattern in the ratio of 75:25 approximately

Awards and Recognitions

GOI launched an award based Incentive Scheme "Nirmal Gram Puraskar” (NGP) in October 2003, for fully sanitized and open defecation free Gram Panchayats, Blocks, Districts and States. Gujarat has received a total of 2283 Nirmal Gram Puraskar awards till 2011 and stands third in the country in terms of NGP received.


The targets/ goals under different components of the scheme, were sanctioned by Government of India as per the Baseline Survey conducted in 2004. The achievements of the scheme are monitored scientifically designed MIS system available on for public access.

Gujarat has witnessed successful implementation of the scheme across the state since 2004. The decadal progress of the scheme under different components registered by the state is impressive.

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