Ranchi, Nov 15: Jharkhand was declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on its Statehood Day on Thursday and seven districts were announced to be fully electrified.
The main function of the 18th foundation day was organised at Morabadi ground here.
On the occasion, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das handed over appointment letters to 2,318 candidates. The appointments included 1,385 teachers for plus two schools and 713 Revenue Department employees.
He said: "Jharkhand has achieved the ODF mission one year ahead of the national target. Seven districts have been fully electrified. Now one can boast proudly of being a Jharkhandi. Jharkhand is ranked fourth in Ease of doing business."