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SDG 6 Reference — General Debate 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by His Excellency Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India


In just about 4-5 years, 600 million people have been freed from open defecation. This was not an easy task.


But India has achieved it.


Today, India is implementing a programme for providing piped drinking water to 150 million rural households.


View the full statement here: https://estatements.unmeetings.org/estatements/10.0010/20200926/49thYJTCPljx/0ujMXjGRPxPA_en.pdf 


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