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Union Cabinet the continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26

 

  • The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26 with a focus on sustainability of Open Defecation Free outcomes. 
  • A financial outlay of 1,41,600 crore rupees has been finalized for Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) 2.0. 
  • This includes a central share of 36,465 crore rupees for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 which is over 2.5 times the financial outlay of around 62,000 crore rupees in the last phase of the Mission.