Gurgaon: Aiming at eradicating the practice of open-air defecation, the Haryana government has fixed 2015 target for achieving total sanitation coverage.

"The state government has fixed March 2015 target to make Haryana a 'Nirmal Pradesh'," Development and Panchayat department Financial Commissioner P Raghvendra Rao said here on Wednesday.

He directed the Deputy Commissioners to conduct a survey of toilets in individual household, schools and anganwari centres and prepare a detailed project proposal by August 16.

(Agencies)

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