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Bengal Civic Bodies To Build 1.5 Lakh More Toilets Across 3 Districts
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West Bengal Civic Bodies To Build 1.5 Lakh More Toilets Across 3 Districts

After achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) status in more than 50 local bodies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee aims to target make another 21 urban local bodies open-defecation free by 2017
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Delhi Civic Body To Set Up Waste-Energy-Plant At Tehkhand
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Delhi Civic Body To Set Up Waste-Energy-Plant At Tehkhand

The Delhi Municipal Corporation plans to bring down tonnes of waste by improving services like door-to-door collection and segregation
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PM Modi Lauds IAS Officer Who Cleaned Toilets In Latest ‘Mann Ki Baat’
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PM Narendra Modi In ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Lauds IAS Officer Who Cleaned Toilets

From introducing hi-tech twin pit toilets to lauding officers who demonstrated how to clean a toilet themselves, PM Modi’s latest Mann Ki Baat focused on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat
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PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat

A function will be held on March 8 to recognise women sarpanches for their contributions to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Electronic waste dumped in river.
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Is Electronic Waste Being Dumped Along The Ganga? NGT Orders Probe

The NGT is hearing a petition that alleges that electronic waste is being illegally dumped and burnt along an important tributary of the River Ganga
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The Bellandur lake on fire.
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NGT Reprimands Bellandur Authorities, Asks For Plan Of Action

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) reprimanded the Bellandur authorities for the Bellandur lake fire and asked them to present a concrete plan of action to tackle pollution in the lake
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Civic Bodies Not Involved With Swachh Bharat Mission, Finds Citizens Survey
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Civic Bodies Not Involved With Swachh Bharat Mission, Finds Citizens Survey

A survey of citizens across 250 districts in India found that more than 80% of them felt that their municipal bodies were not engaged with the Swachh Bharat Mission
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Kesi Ghat in Vrindavan
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NGT Refuses To Allow Construction Activity On Yamuna Riverfront

Citing environmental concerns, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) refused to allow construction activity on the Yamuna riverfront in Vrindavan
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Could eToilets Be The Solution To India’s Sanitation Problems?

Poor sanitation and cleanliness concerns in toilets can now be put off, courtesy eToilets. Placed on a cement or metal base, eToilet roofs come with a 225-litre-capacity water tank connected to three flushes and provides a sustainable sanitation solution
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Railways Up Its Swachh Quotient: Passengers To Rank Trains And Stations
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Railways Up Its Swachh Quotient: Passengers To Rank Trains And Stations

As part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Railway Ministry has launched an inclusive plan where the feedback of commuters will be taken into account to improve cleanliness on trains
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