Care Today Fund, the Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the India Today Group, started the “Clean Toilet Fund' and created a dedicated account to deposit the donation. With World Toilet Organization (WTO) as its knowledge partner, Care Today is partnering with Nageshwara Charitable Trust, to construct 500 toilets.
Care Today has supported the Trust with Rs. 67.75 Lacs for the construction of 500 toilets in 10 villages of Paoni Grampanchayat in Ramtek block of Nagpur district. Ramtek block is a tribal dominated, backward tehsil of Nagpur district. Care Today Fund has supported grant for construction of toilets for 500 families in 10 villages. NCT, with the help of rural entrepreneurs constructed 275 toilets by April 2015 and started the 2nd phase of 225 toilet construction from September 2015. With this support, all 989 households of 10 villages of Paoni Grampanchayat will become open defecation free. The officials of Care Today Fund