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#MyCleanIndia: These Celebrities Are Spreading The Swachh Message

#MyCleanIndia: These Celebrities Are Spreading The Swachh Message

India is the seventh-largest country in the world by area but is also among the dirtiest country’s in the world, with more than half the population having no access to toilets and defecating in the open. Here's the list of celebrities who are helping in spreading the message of Clean India in an entertaining way
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A clean road in Mawlynnong.

This Is Asia’s ‘Cleanest Village’ And It Is In India

Mawlynnong in Meghalaya has earned the distinction of being the ‘Cleanest Village in Asia.’ Regular community cleaning programmes, a strict ban on plastic and tobacco and unique methods of garbage disposal have ensured that this village remains a clean and green one.
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A Letter From India To You – Please Dont Litter

A Letter From ‘India’ To You – Please Don’t Litter!

To fight the problem of littering, India has personally sent you a letter with a strong message of 'stop littering,' in the form of a short film - Khat Aaya Hai (A Letter Has Arrived)
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Banega Swachh India-Surveying Cleanliness: 10 Things To Know About The Swachh Survekshan

Budget 2017: A Lot Still Needs To Be Done To Fulfill The Dream Of Clean India, Say Experts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled his fourth budget on Wednesday - the first after November's notes ban. Calling his fourth budget one for the poor, Mr Jaitley made some major announcements on Clean India front, here's how experts have reacted the key declarations
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Swachh Survekshan: The Government’s Annual Cleanliness Report Card

Swachh Survekshan 2017 has evaluated 177 cities across 19 states and is currently in the 5th and the 6th phase. Here are the highlights of what is happening on the ground currently
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Disposable Plastic Glasses Are Still Available In Delhi-NCR, Despite A Ban

National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed a ban of disposal plastic glasses in Delhi NCR from January 1st 2017 in a hope to tackle the massive environmental damage caused by plastics. But, the sad part is nothing yet is being done
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Banega Swachh India-Surveying Cleanliness: 10 Things To Know About The Swachh Survekshan

Surveying Cleanliness: 10 Things To Know About Swachh Survekshan

This year's Swachh Survekshan will kick off on January 4, evaluating the state of sanitation and cleanliness in 500 Indian cities.
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Government To Make Provision In Budget For Swachhata Action Plan

2016, The Year That Was: Highlights Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan After 2 Years

It's been two years since the Government launched the campaign to clean up India, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. After all India is home to 450 million people as per Government data, who have no access to toilets and defecate in the open. Can India clean up its act and achieve its target of being totally open defecation free by 2019? Here are Top 7 highlights of the campaign in 2016.
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Will NGT’s Order Of Rs. 10,000 Fine On Public Littering Solve Anything?

Will NGT’s Order Of Rs 10,000 Fine On Public Littering Solve Anything?

In an effort to cut Municipal solid waste (MSW), which is one of the most serious pollutants in the country, especially in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) passed an order on December 19 to enforce a fine of Rs. 10,000 on those throwing garbage in public places and asked all the authorities to ensure that waste is collected, transported and disposed is in accordance with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
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Twenty six-year-old boatman Suraj manages at least 10 trips up and down the famous ghats of Varanasi on a lucky day in the tourist season. But these trips use up at least 10 litres of diesel, a major air pollutant.
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