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Is the Swachh Bharat Mission Succeeding? | Diane Coffey and Dean Spears | LiveMint

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No one knows if the Swachh Bharat Mission to eliminate open defecation is working because there is no credible independent survey that can offer a useful estimate of the fraction of rural persons defecating in the open.  In this article, Coffey and Spears offer practical survey techniques for measuring the effectiveness of the SBM.   Read more.


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