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What we need is well-designed toilets that cater the need and issues which India is currently grappling with – Waste Management and Water Scarcity
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According to the Delhi Jal Board, once completed, Interceptor Sewers could reduce pollution in the Yamuna by 60%
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Performance Plays are becoming instrumental in spreading the swachh message

Dance, Music, Plays And Other Ways To Spread The Message Of Swachh Bharat At Grassroot Level

Plays, songs and dance performances are being used all across India to spread the message of a Swachh Bharat. How effective are such performance based promotions?
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Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste

Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste

Until a few months back, Indore was the biggest plastic waste generator in Madhya Pradesh and burnt almost 13,000 kilos of plastic waste daily leading to air pollution and several health problems
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What started as a fight for toilets grew to tackle issues of child marriage, malnutrition and teenage pregnancies that were endemic to the village. It also led to a district-wide campaign for more toilets

An 11-Year-Old Girl’s Fight For More Toilets In Her Village

What started as a fight for toilets grew to tackle issues of child marriage, malnutrition and teenage pregnancies that were endemic to the village. It also led to a district-wide campaign for more toilets
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Why Untreated Sewage Continues To Be Dumped Into The Yamuna

Why Untreated Sewage Continues To Be Dumped Into The Yamuna

A significant number of Delhi's sewage treatment plants run under-capacity. This means that while the city can treat most of its sewage, it is unable to do so. This untreated sewage makes its way to the Yamuna, adding to its pollution
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Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India

Will The Swachh Campaign Finally Tackle The Scourge Of Manual Scavenging?

Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India
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E-Waste: Tackling India’s Next Big Waste Problem

With more than 1.8 million tonnes a year, the majority of it from the unorganised sector, India is the fifth largest e-waste producing country in the world
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Iconic Movie Dialogues That Make For Perfect ‘Swachh India’ Memes

‘Deewar’ Poster Is Not The First Time Swachh Bharat Got A Bollywood Twist

The Swachh Bharat 'Deewar' poster that has gone viral and even caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention on Twitter, is not the first time Bollywood has been tapped for conveying the idea of the Swachh campaign. From the original bad man of Bollywood – Gabbar to the ever optimistic Anand and the Sholay duo of Jai and Veeru, all of them are vying for your attention to join the Clean India movement.
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River activists in Agra arranged for a protest march to bring to attention the plight of the Yamuna in Agra

Activists Arrange Protest March For A Dying Yamuna In Agra

River activists in Agra arranged for a protest march to bring to attention the plight of the Yamuna in Agra, which has become a dried up and polluted version of its previous glorious self
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Want To Visit Singapore? Build A Toilet, End Open Defecation

Want To Visit Singapore? Build A Toilet, End Open Defecation

Villagers in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district can win a free trip to Singapore if they succeed in making their villages open defecation free by October 2
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Many restaurants in South Delhi are yet to receive the SDMC notification of allowing people to access toilets in their premises

Are South Delhi Restaurants Ready To Open Toilets To Public From April 1?

Though scheduled to be effective from April 1, many restaurants in South Delhi remain oblivious of the SDMC notification to allow the general public use toilets in their premises, while people remain skeptical of restaurant authorities allowing them to use toilets
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A Simple Red Dot On Your Menstrual Waste Can Change A Sanitation Worker’s Life

A Simple Red Dot On Your Menstrual Waste Can Change A Sanitation Worker’s Life

Pune's waste-pickers handle about 20 thousand kilograms of dirty diapers and sanitary pads every day, exposing themselves to diseases like staphylococcus, hepatitis, e coli, salmonella and typhoid
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Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaking during the workshop

‘Har Ghar Jal’: A Promise On World Water Day, To Supply Clean Water

From launching a new app that can track water projects across the country, to rating how each state provides water to its citizens, this is how the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation marked World Water Day
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How The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest

How The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest

Delhi's wastewater drains are the primary source of effluents in the Yamuna, making the river's water completely unusable. Though these drains nearly half of Delhi's sewage runs into the river, untreated
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