DIPHU, Aug 16: Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) is likely to declare Karbi Anglong Open Defecation (ODF) on October 2. The decision was taken at a review meeting of public health engineering department (PHED) held at Old KAAC Secretariat on Thursday.
The meeting was chaired by Karbi Anglong Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) chairman and executive member (EM) Pradip Rongpi in which officials presented their reports on the construction of toilets for BPL families under the programme.
The executive engineer PHE (rural) and SBM (G) member secretary Bimal Chandra Sarma said altogether 62,603 toilets were constructed in Karbi Anglong and 23,888 toilets were constructed in West Karbi Anglong. A total of 28,970 toilets will be constructed in Karbi Anglong and 15,974 in West Karbi Anglong, Sarma said.
The executive engineer of PHE (Urban) Bikram Teron presented his report of SBM (G) activities in Karbi Anglong. The meeting was also attended by other EMs and Members of Autonomous Council.