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Building Toilets Is Not Enough. Why India Needs Them To Be Waterless And Zero-Waste

Building Toilets Is Not Enough. Why India Needs Them To Be Waterless And Zero-Waste
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What we need is well-designed toilets that cater the need and issues which India is currently grappling with – Waste Management and Water Scarcity
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Haryana Aims To Become Open Defecation Free By This September

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Haryana Aims To Become Open Defecation Free By This September
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Since the launch of Swachh Bharat, the Haryana government has built 25,000 individual household toilets out of the target of 1,06,373, and more than 1500 community and public toilets
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‘Swachh Bharat Mission Taking Rapid Strides,’ Says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

22,000 New Toilets Later, Sircilla Is Telangana’s First Open Defecation Free District
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The Indian Railways have also taken the Swachh route with the introduction of bio-toilets in trains, as well planning a green corridor track free from human waste in many areas
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Open Defecation Free UP: Will Yogi Adityanath’s October 2018 Deadline End State’s Sanitation Woes?

Yogi Adityanath sets October 2018 as deadline for UP to be open defecation free
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Uttar Pradesh has 59,000 gram panchayats and nearly 1 lakh villages in the state. Can it achieve the ambitious target set by Chief Minister Adityanath to be open defecation free by 2018?
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This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets

This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets
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Sharanamma Bakar, a poor vegetable vendor in Karnataka’s Danapur village gives 1 kg tomatoes free to every family that has built a toilet
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Dance, Music, Plays And Other Ways To Spread The Message Of Swachh Bharat At Grassroot Level

Performance Plays are becoming instrumental in spreading the swachh message
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Plays, songs and dance performances are being used all across India to spread the message of a Swachh Bharat. How effective are such performance based promotions?
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Nagpur: Changing Behaviour Is As Important As Building Toilets In The Fight Against Open Defecation

Nagpur: Changing Behaviour Is As Important As Building Toilets In The Fight Against Open Defecation
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Nagpur has formed 'Good Morning Squads' to stop people from defecating in the open
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An 11-Year-Old Girl’s Fight For More Toilets In Her Village

What started as a fight for toilets grew to tackle issues of child marriage, malnutrition and teenage pregnancies that were endemic to the village. It also led to a district-wide campaign for more toilets
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What started as a fight for toilets grew to tackle issues of child marriage, malnutrition and teenage pregnancies that were endemic to the village. It also led to a district-wide campaign for more toilets
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No Marriage Till Village Is Open Defecation Free, A Gram Sevak’s Bhishm Pratigya Ended Today

This Gram Sevak Vowed To Not Marry Till His Village Was Open Defecation Free
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Gram Sevak Kishore Vibhute, in a meeting, had vowed not to marry until he convinced 177 households of his village to build a toilet
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Toilets To Be Constructed On The Banks Of Narmada To End Open Defecation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Toilets To Be Constructed On The Banks Of Narmada To End Open Defecation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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To clean up the mighty river - Narmada, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan orders the construction of toilets on the banks of Narmada and setting up of the sewage treatment plants
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Ramgarh Becomes The First Open Defecation Free District Of Jharkhand Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

1.70 lakh villages have become open defecation free since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission
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In 2015 only 15 per cent of the households in Ramgarh's Jharkhand district had access to toilets
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More Than 3 Crore Toilets Built So Far Under Swachh India Campaign

More Than 3 Crore Toilets Built So Far Under Swachh India Campaign
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Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the government aims to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) and achieve 100 per cent sanitation coverage by October 2019
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Chhattisgarh’s ‘Swachhata Dals’ To Monitor Open Defecation, Promote Toilet Use

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Haryana Aims To Become Open Defecation Free By This September
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These vigilance squads will blow a whistle, and also impose a fine of ₹500 if anyone in the villages is found defecating in the open
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This Civic Official Touches People’s Feet To Push Them To Build Toilets

This Civic Official Touches People’s Feet To Push Them To Build Toilets
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Presently, only half of Koundanpalayam village’s households have individual toilets in Puducherry
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‘Deewar’ Poster Is Not The First Time Swachh Bharat Got A Bollywood Twist

Iconic Movie Dialogues That Make For Perfect ‘Swachh India’ Memes
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The Swachh Bharat 'Deewar' poster that has gone viral and even caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attention on Twitter, is not the first time Bollywood has been tapped for conveying the idea of the Swachh campaign. From the original bad man of Bollywood – Gabbar to the ever optimistic Anand and the Sholay duo of Jai and Veeru, all of them are vying for your attention to join the Clean India movement.
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