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Sanitation Plus Health As Focus, Orchha In Chhattisgarh Becomes Open Defecation Free

Orchha
Chhattisgarh Features
Chhattisgarh has impressive sanitation coverage of 84 per cent, despite its hilly terrain and several areas hit by unrest
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Women’s Only Mobile Toilets Launched In Pune

Women's Only Mobile Toilets Launched In Pune
Maharashtra News Open Defecation Free
The Pune Municipal Corporation launched mobile toilets which are designed especially for women so that using toilets in public becomes a hassle free thing for them
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Swachh Hygiene Index: How Close Are We To The Dream Of A Swachh Bharat?

Swachh Hygiene Index: How Close Are We To The Dream Of A Swachh Bharat?
Swachh Hygiene Index
From toilets and sewerage to health, the Hygiene Index has evaluated the performances of 10 cities in the areas of sanitation and hygiene. Here's how the cities performed and what they can do to improve
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Behaviour Change Communication: Innovative Ways In Which People Are Changing Mindsets About Swachhta

Behaviour Change Communication: Innovative Ways In Which People Are Changing Mindsets About Swacchta
Swachh Hygiene Index
Changing our habits and attitudes towards sanitation and hygiene is critical for the success of the Swachh Bharat Mission. This, perhaps, is also the toughest challenge the Mission will have to scale
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This Simple Hygiene Kit Is Helping Keep Girls In School In Surat

banega swachh india - surat couple distributing hygiene kits
Swachh Warriors
For almost 4 years now, Surat based Atul Mehta and his wife Meena Mehta have been visiting slums and municipal schools to distribute hygiene kits.
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Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus To Get A Swachh Makeover

Clean-up Drives Season 3 Highlights
The CST is also among the iconic locations selected among the 10 tourist sites in India which the Government of India wants to clean up under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Since the 138 year old terminus is the functional headquarters of the central railways with a footfall of 5 lakh people every day, maintaining cleanliness is a humongous challenge for authorities.
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India’s 80,000 Villages Now Have 100% Access To Toilets

India's 80,000 Villages Now Have 100% Access To Toilets
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Over 80,000 villages across the country have achieved the target of constructing 100 per cent toilets while 21 districts have now become open defecation free, the government said today.
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‘Clean Up Kamakhya Temple To Spread The Message Of Swachhta,’ Says Assam CM

'Clean Up Kamakhya Temple To Spread The Message Of Swachhta,’ Says Assam CM
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Kamakhya Temple will become a prime example of cleanliness among all the 10 iconic places chosen for the ‘Swachta Abhiyan’ scheme in the country, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said today.
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Use Me: Railway Stations To Have More Dustbins

Use Me: Railway Stations To Have More Dustbins
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To carry out efficient disposal of waste, Railways has decided to provide separate dustbins for biodegradable and non-biodegradable garbage on platforms and all passenger interface areas in major stations apart from vending stalls. Zonal Railways will train the staff engaged in cleaning duties at railway stations for separate collection and further handling for final disposal of segregated dry and wet waste from the dustbins.
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For Swachh Railways, Suresh Prabhu Launches Swachhta Saptah

For Swachh Railways, Suresh Prabhu Launches Swachhta Saptah
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Leading the campaign from the front, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched the 'Swachhta Saptah' as part of the Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Mission from New Delhi Railway Station. In order to create massive awareness on sanitation and cleanliness in railway premises and make hygiene a habit amongst the travelling public, the Railways is organizing a special nine-day long public outreach programme from today.
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Fighting for Trash Free Seas in Vizag

Fighting for Trash Free Seas in Vizag
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Flag Officer Commanding-In-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) Vice Admiral H C S Bisht today lauded the efforts of citizens for taking part in coastal clean up drive at Ramakrishna beach. The drive was jointly launched by ENC, Coast Guard and various government organisations.
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Odisha Village Ends Open-Defecation, But Age-Old Problems Remain

Odisha Village Ends Open-Defecation, But Age-Old Problems Remain
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Some young men in a remote Orissa hamlet launched a campaign that resulted in their village becoming an open defecation-free zone. What's more, in the process, the number of lavatories in the village jumped from 46 to 260.
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