Upto ` 5K fine for pee­ing, lit­ter­ing in pub­lic soon

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE -

NEW DELHI: To im­ple­ment Cen­tre’s Swachh Bharat Mis­sion in ur­ban ar­eas, the Cen­tre has di­rected all states to start levy­ing spot fines for lit­ter­ing and open defe­ca­tion by April 30. Pee­ing or lit­ter­ing in pub­lic places will in­vite a penalty rang­ing be­tween Rs200 and Rs5,000. Be­sides levy­ing fines, the min­istry has set a strict time frame for states to pro­vide ad­e­quate num­ber of pub­lic toi­lets and en­sure fa­cil­i­ties for garbage

col­lec­tion and dis­posal.

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