Darjeeling: Lauding the people of Darjeeling for their initiative to make the Queen of Hills clean and green, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that 50,000 toilets would be built in the hill district .
The Chief Minister said both the state government and Gorkhaland Territorial administration are working together to make the Queen of hills clean and green.
"West Bengal government and GTA are working together for Clean and Green Darjeeling project worth Rs 500 crore. Bengal is number one in India in Swachh Bharat campaign. Three out of top four districts are from Bengal," Banerjee said.
"I have visited Darjeeling more than 50 times in the last four years. I think nobody else (no other CM) has visited Darjeeling so many times. My Darjeeling is smiling," she said and also announced that 50,000 toilets would be built in the hill district.
Emphasising on the need to develop educational infrastructure of Darjeeling, she said a campus of Presidency University will also come up in the hills very soon. Project to make Queen of Hills clean and green