Centrally Sponsored / Central Sector Schemes
Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC)
Under Rural Sanitation Programme, earlier some individual namehold laterines were constructed by PHED, but these became non-functional with passage of time due to inadequate maintenance by the beneficiaries.
Due to several revisions of the Rural Sanitation guidelines from 1999 to 2002, implementation of rural sanitation program has become almost standstill. Government of India has phased out allocation based central rural sanitation programme and replaced it by Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC), where program for construction of individual latrines School latrines /Anganwadi latrines are to be taken up through out the districts by the beneficiaries through active participation and contribution. The programme will be implemented through District Water Supply Sanitation Mission(DWSM) headed by the Deputy Commissioner as its Chairman and the concerned EE PHE, as Member Secretary. DWSM have been constituted for the seven districts of the state for implementation of both TSC Swajaldhara. Extensive awareness campaign will be launched under the programme to motivate the people for construction of latrines and make aware of the importance of sanitation for a disease free life.
TSC project for East Khasi Hills West Garo Hills district has been sanctioned by the Ministry of Rural development during 2003-04 an amount of Rs.106.20 Lakhs for East Khasi Hills District Rs.115.17 Lakhs for West Garo Hills. TSC projects was subsequently sanctioned for all othe five districts.
TSC program was renamed & modified as Nirmal bharat Abhiyan (NBA) & subsequently in 2014, it was redesigned, remodified & renamed as Swatch Bharat Mission (SBM).