Government of India

Sushree Uma Bharati
Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation

MAHATMA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL SANITATION CONVENTION (MGISC)

The MGISC is a 4-day event that will bring together Sanitation Ministers and sector specialists from around the world. It is organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India. The Convention aims to share sanitation success stories and lessons from the participating countries and will culminate on October 2nd, 2018, with the launch of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth year celebrations in India, as the Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Programme) enters its final year of implementation.

MGISC will include a field visit, plenary sessions, and technical sessions. A parallel exhibition of sanitation innovations will also be held at the venue.

Key Statistics

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8,66,29,543
Household Toilets built
Since 2nd Oct, 2014

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5,04,316
Open Defecation
Free Villages

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25
Open Defecation Free States/UTs

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4,465
Open Defecation Free
Villages in Namami
Gange

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