Tripura gets Rs 20 crore boost from ONGC to become open defecation free state

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Wednesday donated Rs 20 crore to the Tripura government in the latter's bid to the state Open Defecation Free (ODF). ONGC Executive Director and Tripura Asset Manager Gautam Kumar Singha Roy handed over the cheque of Rs 20 crore to Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb at the latter's official residence in Agartala. Over 20,000 families will be able to get household toilets from the fund.