Cash award given to full sanitation coverage with defecation-free environment.
Only 2,808 gram panchayats, one block panchayat have been chosen for 2010 award.
Number of awards peaked in 2008 with 12,144 panchayats, 112 blocks, 8 zila parishads winning.

NEW DELHI: The incentive award the Ministry of Panchayati Raj gives annually to the Panchayati Raj Institutions to take up sanitation promoti