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Labelling Versus Outcomes: On Swachh Bharat Mission | Nikhil Srivastav | The Hindu

In this article, r.i.c.e. reseacher Nikhil Srivastav asserts that independent studies on the Swachh Bharat Mission don’t confirm government claims of the success of its efforts to make India open defecation free.   He cites flaws in the structure of government survey questions that cause inaccurate estimates of latrine use.   Read More…