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About Banega Swachh India Campaign Season 4: #Mere10Guz And The 3 Steps To Follow

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India’s urban population of 429 million citizens produce a whopping 62 million tonnes of garbage every single day. Out of this, 5.6 million tonnes is the plastic waste. Only about 22-28% of the waste is treated, and more than 70% of collected urban waste is dumped straight into the landfills. Need of the hour is for people to segregate waste and adopt steps like composting and recycling. Season 4 of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Campaign aims to take up these key issues as part of its #Mere10Guz initiative and promote 3 steps to swachhta - Keep your surroundings clean, segregate waste and do composting.
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Akshay Kumar Wraps Up Shoot For ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ With This Pic

Akshay Kumar Wraps Up Shoot For ‘Toilet- Ek Prem Katha’ With This Pic
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Akshay Kumar, who is known for spreading social messages through his movies is now exploring the issue of open defecation with his upcoming movie
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar To Adopt Madhya Pradesh Village

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar To Adopt Madhya Pradesh Tribal Village
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A Madhya Pradesh village with hundred per cent tribal population is set to be adopted by Union minister Prakash Javadekar with special focus on education and sanitation.
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Binge-Eating Bacteria Can Help Extract Energy From Sewage

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Domestic sewage containing organic wastes, mainly from toilets and kitchens, may prove to be a source of energy that can be harvested by using hungry bacteria, scientists say.
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Kiran Bedi Lauds Puducherry Minister Over Swachh Mission

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Lt Governor Kiran Bedi commended the efforts of Puducherry Agriculture Minister R Kamalakannan for his "relentless drive to implement Swachh Puducherry Mission," in Karaikal.
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High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Government To Ensure Schools Have Toilets

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The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu Government to ensure that all the government schools in the state have toilet facility before the academic year 2018-2019.
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Government To Make Provision In Budget For Swachhata Action Plan

Big B thanks PM Modi for acknowledging role in Swachh Bharat
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The government plans to allocate funds in the upcoming budget for implementation of 'Swachhata Action Plan' by various departments.
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Aligarh Tops In Swachh Awareness Campaign In Urban Areas

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Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh leads the 500 cities, which are going to assessed in Swachh Survey 2017, in undertaking cleanliness awareness campaign, followed by Vasai-Virar in Maharashtra and Hyderabad.
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Over Rs 3900 Crore Collected As Swachh Bharat Cess In Last Fiscal

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Over Rs 3,900 crore was collected as Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC) in the last financial year, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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Sambalpur Municipal Corporation To Use App To Monitor Sanitation Workers

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In order to improve sanitary scenario through proper monitoring of work in this western Odisha city, Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) is all set to launch a mobile based application from next month.
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‘Encroachments On Floodplains Release Sewage Into Ganga, Yamuna’

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A "flood" of multi-storeyed buildings have been constructed on the floodplains of Ganga and Yamuna over the years without any mechanism for waste disposal, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday.
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Authorities Clueless On How Many Drains Carry Sewage Into Ganga: NGT

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The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) lamented on Wednesday.
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85,000 Bio-Toilets In Trains Commissioned: Suresh Prabhu

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said that bio-toilets will be fitted on all new and existing trains to maintain cleanliness and hygiene.
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Railways Add 175 Km Long Track To Green Train Corridors

For Swachh Railways, Suresh Prabhu Launches Swachhta Saptah
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Stepping up efforts to ensure zero toilet discharge on rail tracks, railways have added another 175 km track to the green train corridors.
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Delhi To Get A New Waste-To-Energy Plant

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North Delhi will soon get another waste-to-energy plant in Bhalaswa site that will ramp up the rate of processing of solid waste tremendously, the area's civic body said on Monday.
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