Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin has been launched on 2.10.2014 in order to bring about an improvement in the general quality of life in the rural areas through accelerating improved sanitation coverage. Assistance for construction of individual household latrines for BPL and identified APL (SCs/STs, SF/MF, landless labourers with homestead, PH and women headed households), construction of Community Women Sanitary Complexes and management of Solid & Liquid Waste, IEC is to be given under the scheme.
Under the scheme, as per base line survey 2012, toilet facilities in almost all the households has been provided. The SBM-G aims-at making India open defecation free by 31 Oct.2019. The Haryana State has achieved the “open defecation free” status on 22 June 2017. As many as 28,82,945 Toilets have been counstructed in 6205 Gram Panchayats, out of which 853,946 toilets petrain to BPL families and 20,28,999 to APL families. Beside it, 1439 Community Sanitary Complexes have also been constructed. Around 631727 toilets have beenconstructed during the tenure of present Govt. A total of 1393 SLWM projects in respect of all districts were sanctioned by the State Scheme Sanctioning Committee (SSSC). Out of which the work for 662 Solid Waste Management and 477 Liquid Waste Management has been completed and the work for 147 Solid Waste Management and 455 Liquid Waste Management is in progress.
State Government had also launched “Swaran Jayanti Award for Sanitation Scheme” for the financial year 2016-17. The main objective of the scheme is to motivate and create a sense of competition among the Gram Panchayats to promote accelerated sanitation coverage and to eliminate the practice of open defecation in rural areas of the State. The awards of Rs.1 lakh is being given to the selected one best clean-green Gram Panchayats at Block level and Rs.1 lakh to the one best GP selected amongst the selected GPs (topper of block level GPs) at District level every month and Rs.10,000 is being given to the one properly maintained Public toilet in a district every month. Under Swaran Jayanti Swachchhta Puraskar Scheme, an amount of Rs.2500.00 Lakhs have been spent.This scheme has been closed w.e.f 1.4.2018, as all the perameter of this scheme are similar to the 7-Star Gram panchayat Rainbow Scheme.