We have built separate toilets for schoolchildren: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the country has been successful in constructing separate toilets for boys and girls in schools across the country.

IANS| Updated: Aug 15, 2015, 08:38 AM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the country has been successful in constructing separate toilets for boys and girls in schools across the country.

"Last Independence Day I had decided to make separate toilets for boys and girls in all the schools of the country," he said in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort here.

Despite having to construct 425,000 toilets in 262,000 schools in the country within the span of a year, the country has successfully done it, he said.