The district planning committee has decided to go ahead with setting up 18,552 more toilets in the district. The Suchitwa Mission will implement the project, district panchayat president P.P. Shyamala Devi told a meeting of the committee here on Wednesday. The district panchayat had utilised nine per cent of the fund allocation, the block panchayat 10 per cent and the three municipalities had utilised 15 per cent so far this fiscal. Parappa block panchayat with 21 per cent fund utilisation, Neeleshwaram municipality (24 %), and Padanna grama panchayat (23%) were the toppers. — Staff Reporter

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