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Foreign Nationals On A Mission To Generate Awareness On Cleanliness And Hygiene In Himachal Pradesh

Foreign Nationals On A Mission To Generate Awareness On Cleanliness And Hygiene In Himachal Pradesh
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A team of 8 volunteers of which six are foreign nationals are on 8-day bike rally. They aim to cover 8 schools situated on their race route everyday to educate children and their parents about the ill-effects of open defecation and unclean surroundings
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PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment To Honour The Contribution Of Ragpickers Towards Recycling Plastic Waste

PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment To Honour The Contribution Of Ragpickers Towards Recycling Plastic Waste
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Ragpickers, who are the silent contributors addressing India’s waste management crisis, annually collect 5,00,000 tonnes of PET bottles which is then recycled and sent for producing polyester fibre
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About Banega Swachh India Campaign Season 4: Take The #Mere10Guz Challenge

About Banega Swachh India Campaign Season 4 Take The #Mere10Guz Challenge
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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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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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Waste Management
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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News Swachh Survekshan 2017
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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News Rivers Of India World Water Day Special
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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