Doti - Doti has been declared an open defecation free district amidst an official gathering on Wednesday.
Witht his, 41 districts of the country have been so far declared open defecation free zones. The declaration was made at a programme held at district headquarters Silgadhi on the presence of wider stakeholders.
On the occasion, main judge at High Court Dipayal, Prakash Kumar Dhungana declared Doti an open defecation free district.
According to the National Sanitation Strategy-2010, a plan was set to declare Nepal an open defecation free country by 2017. In line with the national plan, a five-year district strategic plan-2011 was charted to declare Doti an open defecation free district by 2017.