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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Takes Stock Of City’s Public Toilets With A Month-Long Toilet Repairing Drive

The month-long drive is expected to help the civic body understand why open defecation continues in parts of Bhubaneswar despite doubling of the number of public toilets since last year
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A Silent Toilet Revolution Brews In Odisha, Sanitation Coverage Improves Post Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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A Silent Toilet Revolution Brews In Odisha, Sanitation Coverage Improves Post Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Odisha, considered to be one of the most under-developed states in India, has recorded a swift rise in sanitation especially in rural areas where the sanitation coverage has risen from a mere 12% to 44% and about 30 lakh toilets have been constructed since 2014
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Mahanadi pollution
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Caught In The Crossfire Between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, Mahanadi’s Pollution Problem Continues To Grow Due To Unchecked Waste Disposal

Both Odisha and Chhattisgarh have been instrumental in disposing all types of waste into the Mahanadi, resulting in the river becoming a polluted mess moving towards gradual decay
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With Sanitation Report Cards And Swachh Walls As Their Weapons, Children From Odisha Slums Fight Open Defecation
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With Sanitation Report Cards And Swachh Walls As Their Weapons, Children From Odisha Slums Fight Open Defecation

Meet the little swachh warriors who are on a mission to make Odisha Open Defecation Free. With creativity and regular monitoring of the cleanliness status, these warriors are making making all the effort to do their bit for a Swachh Odisha
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A Workshop In Bhubaneswar To Spread The Idea of Waste Management Among Children
Odisha Waste Management

A Workshop In Bhubaneswar To Spread The Idea of Waste Management Among Children

Bhubaneswar is a potential smart city, but is yet to manage its waste properly, which earned it the 94th rank in Swachh Survekshan 2017
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Deogarh Becomes The First Open Defecation Free District In Odisha By Giving Toilet Access To 89% Of Its Households
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Deogarh Becomes The First Open Defecation Free District In Odisha By Giving Toilet Access To 89% Of Its Households

In 2014, only 11% of 71,000 households in Deogarh district, Odisha had access to toilets. In two and half years, the civic authorities eliminated open defecation by giving toilet access to all the families of Deogarh
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals To Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines

After sitting on a dharna to cleanup Banki Muhana beach in Puri, sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has now appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for setting up waste water treatment plants along the country's coastline
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A Protest With A Touch Of Creativity: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Sits On Dharna To Protest Beach Pollution

Sitting next to his ‘Save Bankimuhan beach in Puri’ sand art creation, the renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is fighting against beach pollution in Puri in his own unique way
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News Odisha Rath Yatra

India At 70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: Puri’s Jagannath Temple Focusses On Plastic Waste Management

During the 140th Rath Yatra this year in July, Puri turned into a plastic-free zone. Here’s how the local bodies worked together with volunteers to make sure that Jagannath's Rath Yatra is clean and a litter-free affair this time around
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IT Firm Raises Concern Over E-Waste Generation In Odisha, Says It May Touch 2050 Million Tonnes By 2021
News Odisha World Environment Day 2017

IT Firm Raises Concern Over E-Waste Generation In Odisha, Says It May Touch 2050 Million Tonnes By 2021

The Manufacturers Association for Information Technology (MAIT) had conducted a workshop where it stressed on the need to develop e-waste recycling units
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Japanese Company Gives Financial Aid For Improving Odisha’s Sewerage System
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Japanese Company Gives Financial Aid For Improving Odisha’s Sewerage System

The Japanese company along with Odisha’s Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB) will set up three sewerage treatment plants to treat domestic wastewater in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
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