SBM-G was launched by Govt. of India with effect from 2nd October 2014 with the goal to achieve universal sanitation coverage in rural areas by 2nd October 2019. Ministry of Jal Shakti, GoI is the nodal Ministry for SBM-G and the scheme is being implemented by the State Govts./UT.
NABARD has extended loans during 2018-19 and 2019-20 to National Centre for Drinking Water, Sanitation & Quality (NCDWS&Q), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of GoI, towards part funding of Central share under the Scheme. Loans towards funding under SBM-G were extended through Extra Budgetary Resources (EBRs) in the form of Government of India backed fully serviced bonds.The cumulative sanction and disbursement as on 31st March 2021 under the scheme stands at ` 15,000 crore and ` 12,298.20 crore, respectively.
The loan assistance from NABARD has facilitated construction of 3.29 crore household toilets during 2018-19 and 2019-20.