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Do you know how many toilets have been built in Swachh Bharat Mission?

Swachh Bharat Mission started on October 02, 2014. So recently I filed an RTI application to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to know what is going on in area of decreasing open defecation. I tried to know the effectiveness of Swachh Bharat Mission from its beginning till now. So basically they sent me all the details related to Swachh Bharat Mission Urban which are quite satisfying. All the details are as of on 02 July 2018. Total number of Individual House Hold toilet(IHHT): 4928432 nos. Total number of Community and Public Toilet (CT/PT): 350650 nos. I also asked then the cost which the central government invested in constructing these toilets per year since 2014. Its details are as below: All amount is in INR Crore You will find maximum amount of these five years was spent in session 2016-17 i.e. 699.1117+157.6001 =  856.7118 Crore Rupees. In these five years till now government has spent in total around INR 2300.3828 Crore in IHHT and INR 512.4226 o

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