India’s urban areas are confronting a huge problem – the growing human wastes that they generate. Tamil Nadu is the most urbanised Indian States (among the large states ), with about half of her population living in urban areas. The urban areas of Tamil Nadu are organized into 10 Corporations, 148 Municipalities, 561 Town Panchayats, two Cantonment Boards, and 376 Census Towns.
Tamil Nadu Sanitation Mission:
Tamil Nadu becomes a fully sanitized and healthy state, substantially eliminating open defecation, achieving improvements through the entire sanitation value chain, safely disposing an increasing proportion of its human excreta, and re-using/ recovering resources therefrom.