Vijayawada, Oct 6: Andhra Students can get extra marks by participating in Swachh Bharat mission.
The rural development, panchayat raj and IT minister Nara Lokesh given a proposal on Thursday at the secretariat. He directed officials of Swachh Andhra Corporation to keep track of students who take part in the Swachh mission.
AP government is developing a proposal to allot five extra marks to students from class 9 and above who participate in the Swachh Bharat.
This helps the state government build 21 lakh toilets.
"We want the students to help us identify the households without toilets and also encourage their parents to build toilets if they don't have one," Muralidhar Reddy said.
Officials are planning for engineering students to help design the toilets,medical students to help spread awareness about cleanliness.