Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Community Toilets

The Scheme

The programme is for funding of construction of Community Toilets and Sanitation facilities for the benefit of floating population and the public in general. The scheme is for construction of community toilets in Schools/Institutes/ Hospitals/busy market places/Bus stands/Railway Stations/slums etc. ELIGIBILITY HUDCO's grant assistance will be available to State Govt. nominated agencies, Corporate Sector agencies, NGOs, CBOs, Charitable Trusts/Institutions, provided the agency is competent under its constitution or the law governing it to raise the grant/loan for the activity. Agency should also have requisite experience. The agency should have good track record. Agency will be required to submit its audited account for last three years. The "No objection certificate" along with the copy of agreement is required to be given by the land owning agency if construction of community toilets is done by borrowing agency or agency other than landowner. The agency should not have defaulted in respect of loans/grants, if any, availed from HUDCO or any other Govt. department etc.

Financial Pattern

The scheme envisages the ceiling cost of WC/Bath at Rs. 40,000/- each (excluding the cost of land).HUDCO would make available a maximum of Rs. 20,000/- (50%) as subsidy amount and the matching share Rs. 20,000/- would be borne by the implementing agency from its own sources, or from MPLAD/MLA funds etc. HUDCO's funds would be released only after agency invests its share of Rs. 20,000/-in the project. In case the gross cost per WC / Bath exceeds Rs. 40,000/-, then HUDCO can finance the balance project cost as loan to the agency depending upon financial viability of the project, and this loan would be extended under HUDCO's infrastructure guidelines and 'Action Plan' schemes terms of financing and agency will be required to pay application fee and other applicable charges as per HUDCO's prevailing financing pattern HUDCO will release its share of grant only after agency ensures that all statutory approvals are obtained and invest its share in the scheme duly supported with photographs of work in progress, along with expenditure statement duly certified by the Authorized Officer in case of public agencies and by Chartered Accountant in case of other agencies like NGOs, CBOs etc. The HUDCO's grant will be released in two installments. Second installment will be released based on the utilization of the previous installment