[NEWS] Lack of sanitation causes loss of 73 mn working days each year, says Iyer



Due to lack of sanitation and water-borne diseases, 73 million working days are lost each year, Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Parameswaran Iyer said here today.

Addressing a session on ‘Corporate Sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ in the run-up to World Environment Day, organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change and FICCI, he highlighted the importance of water and sanitation.

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