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Udaipur city in Rajasthan has successfully eradicated open defecation
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Sikar Gives A Push To Rajasthan’s Swachh Dream, Becomes The 12th Open Defecation Free District

Rajasthan adds another milestone in its Swachh kitty, now Sikar district goes open defecation free
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Rivers In Northeastern States Will Be Cleaned: Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal
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National Green Tribunal Directs Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Rajasthan To Take Action Against Illegal Brick Kilns

The magnitude of atmospheric pollution due to brick kilns can be gauged from the fact that burning of one kg of coal releases at least four kg of harmful gases, says petitioner, Sunil Kumar
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Udaipur’s Iconic Lake Pichola In Crisis: Encroachments And An Outdated Sewerage System Take A Toll

Lakhs of visitors and its timeless beauty notwithstanding, Udaipur’s Pichola lake is gradually falling prey to pollution for disposal of untreated sewage
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Rajasthan’s Performance Has Been Impressive, But Allegations Of Coercion May Hamper The State’s Image

Rajasthan’s rural sanitation coverage stands at over 85 per cent and 11 out of its 33 cities are open defecation free, but allegations of coercion in rural areas to build toilets and non-maintenance of public toilets in urban spaces take away some of the shine from the state’s sanitation achievements
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Coercion Rather Than Behavioural Change Being Allegedly Deployed In Some Places To Meet 2019 Deadline To Be Open Defecation Free

Many villages in Rajasthan are allegedly seeing restrictions being imposed by local administrations on supply of rations, if villagers do not build toilets in their homes
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High Court Questions Government On Execution Of National Green Tribunal’s Order To Close Polluting Industries
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Central Pollution Control Board To Issue Directions On Industrial Waste Management To Rajasthan

After two children drowned in a pond with industrial effluents at Saeedpur village, the Union Environment Ministry has asked the Central Pollution Control Board to issue directions to Rajasthan government on efficiently using the Sewage Treatment Plants
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With A Sack Of Cement and Sand: How Women In Dungarpur Participated In Building Over 75,000 Toilets In 100 Days

Only 2 per cent of the district's population used toilets in 2015, but recent times have seen a sanitation turnaround where over 75,000 homes have become open defecation free
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On The Line Of Prime Minister’s Chai Pe Charcha, Barmer Adopts Coffee With Collector To Push The Swachh Bharat Agenda

Rajasthan has constructed over 61 lakh toilets since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, but Barmer district is tackling its own sets of challenges to get people to construct
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Udaipur city in Rajasthan has successfully eradicated open defecation
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Dedicated Focus On Construction Of Toilets Public And Private Helped Udaipur Successfully Eradicate Open Defecation

Udaipur has done well to become completely ODF by constructing individual household toilets and public sanitation complexes, along with revamping the existing ones
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Waste Management: This Enterprise Is Turning Waste Materials Into Furniture And Handbags
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Waste Management: This Enterprise Is Turning Waste Materials Into Furniture And Handbags

A Jodhpur based enterprise, Priti International, is combating India’s automobile and military waste by turning them into furniture and handbags
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Children Become Swachhta Agents: Kota To Introduce Toilet Stamps On Textbooks To End Open Defecation
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Children Become Swachhta Agents: Kota To Introduce Toilet Stamps On Textbooks To End Open Defecation

As per the norms given the CEO of Zilla Parishad, student with a toilet in the house will be given a Kanchan sticker and the one without a toilet will be given Shochalaya Vihin sticker
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Waste Segregation In Jaipur: Civic Body Seals Five Coaching Centres For Lack Of Dustbins
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Waste Segregation In Jaipur: Civic Body Seals Five Coaching Centres For Lack Of Dustbins

To aggressively implement waste segregation in Jaipur, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation is rigorously conducting swachhta inspection in various parts of the city
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