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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Reality: Are Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Exploited On Contractual System?

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Reality: Are Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Exploited On Contractual System?
Maharashtra News
As per the current system, the contract given to waste pickers is for seven months and so 280 days are not completed post which a worker becomes permanent. Due to this a worker is denied proper working conditions and other benefits
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National Green Tribunal Levied A Fine Of Rs 2 Lakh Per Day On UP State Industrial Development Corporation

National Green Tribunal Levied A Fine Of Rs 2 Lakh Per Day On UP State Industrial Development Corporation
National Green Tribunal News Waste Management
National Green Tribunal slapped a fine of Rs 2 Lakh per day on UP State Industrial Development Corporation as they did not comply with directives of making the sewage plant functional which resulted in industrial pollution
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Wetlands Become A Subject Of Studies At IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University Of Pennsylvania

Wetlands Become A Subject Of Studies At IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University Of Pennsylvania
News West Bengal
A joint team of IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University of Pennsylvania will study the wetlands of Kolkata which are shrinking in size
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Uttarakhand Women Become Entrepreneurs To Access Toilets And Clean Water

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Is Turning Uttarakhand Women Into Entrepreneurs, Here’s How
Swachh Warriors Uttarakhand
Some women in Uttarakhand have braved all odds to become entrepreneurs by building and selling toilets
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Women, Children Can Access Toilets At Hotels, Restaurants For Free In East Delhi

Women, Children Can Access Toilets At Hotels, Restaurants For Free In East Delhi
Delhi News
Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation has already made 3,500 hotel and restaurant toilets in South Delhi accessible to public for free
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Expert Panel To Review Draft Bill On Ganga Protection Bill

Expert Panel Assembled To Discuss Draft Bill On Ganga Protection
Ganga Clean-Up News
The expert panel formed by the government met for the first time to review the provisions of the draft National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill, 2017
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Gonda Administration Planting Trees Having Religious Significance To Stop Open Defecation

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News Uttar Pradesh
Gonda fared poorly in the recently released Swachh Survekshan 2017 results, ranking last among 434 cities surveyed
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100 Tonnes Of Solid Waste Collected At Lake Titicaca, Peru

100 Tonnes Of Solid Waste Collected At Lake Titicaca, Peru
News Waste Management
During a clean-up drive at Lake Titicaca in Peru, the volunteers collected over 100 tonnes of solid waste which is polluting the lake
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Railways To Introduce New Toilets With Urinals And Separate Washrooms For Men And Women

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News
Ever since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Railways is trying to indtroduce innovative sanitation methods in trains
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Centre Appointed Panel Recommends Strict Punishments For Hurting The Living Entity Ganga

Ganga
News
To curb the massive pollution in the water levels of the river Ganga, the Uttarakhand High Court in May 2017 had declared the river as a living entity
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Week That Was: World Ocean Day Highlights Plastic Waste Threats And India Kicks Off Waste Management Campaign On World Environment Day

Week That Was: World Ocean Day Highlights Plastic Waste Threats And India Kicks Off Waste Management Campaign On World Environment Day
World Environment Day 2017 World Oceans Day 2017
In an ambitious move to make India free from its waste woes, the government launched a massive waste management campaign in 4000 cities across the country on June 5, the World Environment Day. The main motive behind this massive campaign by the government is to implement the practice of waste segregation at source across cities. And on June 8, the World celebrated Oceans Day to highlight the challenge faced by oceans due to indiscriminate dumping of waste, especially plastic waste.
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Jharkhand To Be Open Defecation Free By 2018: Chief Minister Raghubar Das

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Jharkhand News
Apart from Jharkhand investing in making the state Open Defecation Free, Chief Minister Raghubar Das also said that Rs 1500 crore is being spent for water pipeline scheme. Stating that water supply in the state has been increased to 30 per cent from 12 per cent and this will help maintain the toilets being built under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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