Supporting the sanitation initiative of Government of UP during Kumbh Mela 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga has sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals. An additional Rs16.68 crore has been sanctioned for ‘Paint My City’ and other such activities. The ‘Paint My City’ campaign was appreciated by the PM as a commendable initiative to connect people with the city and make it clean and beautiful on the eve of the Kumbh. Rs3.6 crores has been allocated for 16,000 dustbins and lining bags. Bioremediation projects have been also sanctioned for 53 drains.