Swatch Bharat

The WHO has recognized the contribution of Swatch Bharat that it has saved around 1.2 lakhs lives


  • India’s image abroad as maintaining poor sanitation standard’s has changed.
  • So, far 19 states including ODF Free within 4 year’s is such a big achievement.
  • Any Campaign requires mass movement and support from people to accomplish, Swatch Bharat has this component for its success.
  • The Emphasis on behavioural change with the help of media has contributed to its good result.


  • Still half – a billion population defecates openly which is the major cause for communicable diseases like diarrhoea.
  • We need even more larger campaign and participation and behavioural change to succeed the targed of ODF from India by 2019.
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