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Speed up work in urban areas: Khattar to DCs

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday directed deputy commissioners to expedite work in urban areas falling in their respective districts so that all such parts of the state could be declared open defecation-free (ODF) by September 25. He also said that Haryana would be declared a stray cattle-free state after September 30.
Khattar was presiding over a meeting of all deputy commissioners through video conferencing here to review the progress on ODF (Urban), stray cattle and 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme.
The CM said rural Haryana has already been declared ODF. He directed deputy commissioners (DCs) to make necessary arrangements for community toilets, mobile toilets, and household latrines wherever required and also get the third party inspection completed well before the scheduled date of September 25.
Khattar also directed them to lay special emphasis in and around the industrial areas of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Dharuhera, and Bawal in district Rewari and make arrangements for mobile toilets in all the labour colonies.
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