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As Sanitation Workers Continue their Strike, Garbage Mounts On The Streets Of East Delhi

Banega Swacch India-EDMC Sanitation Workers’ Strike Completes Its 4th Day, NGT Orders Municipal Body Find A Resolution
Delhi News
As an indefinite strike by sanitation workers entered its sixth day, some union of the NDMC and SDMC also joined and refused to work
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Many Households Without Toilets In Hassan, Despite The District Earning Open Defecation Free Tag

Hassan was declared ODF on October 2
Features Karnataka
Hassan in Karnataka was mistakenly declared ODF on October 2, despite few villages yet to cover all households completely with toilets
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Once Reeling With Low Sanitation Numbers, Belgaum In Karnataka Is On Its Way To Build Over Two Lakh Toilets By End Of 2017

Toilets in Belgaum
Features Karnataka
Sanitation scenario in Belgaum witnessed a turnaround this year, when over 40,000 toilets have been constructed and more than 1,30,000 are on their way towards completion
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Port Blair Ends Open Defecation, Gives A Push To Andaman & Nicobar’s Open Defecation Free Target Of 2018

Port Blair Ends Open Defecation, Gives A Push To Andaman & Nicobar’s Open Defecation Free Target Of 2018
Andaman And Nicobar Islands News Open Defecation Free
The centre has set March 2018 as the deadline for all the Union Territories (UTs) to go open defecation free (ODF). With Port Blair declared as ODF, four urban local bodies out of 16 in UTs have now 100% sanitation coverage
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Different Platforms, Similar Message: Uma Bharti And Jaya Bachchan Speak Up On The Plight Of Manual Scavengers On Third Anniversary Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Uma Bharti and Jaya Bachchan
Features
Though manual scavenging is banned, over 1,400 people have died since 2013, the year the law to abolish manual scavenging was enacted
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Achieving Goals Of Swachh Bharat Will Be True Tribute To Gandhiji: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind
News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
President Ram Nath Kovind, who will visit Gujarat on October 2 to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, said that India is fighting a battle for cleanliness through the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign
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Three More West Bengal Districts To Be Declared Open Defecation Free

Three More West Bengal Districts To Be Declared Open Defecation Free
News West Bengal
West Bengal has done well to improve both its rural and urban sanitation scenario and will add three more districts to its already existing list of seven open defecation free districts, by the end of October
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With Rural & Urban Tamil Nadu Having 75% Plus Sanitation, The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free By March 2018

Swachh Report Card Tamil Nadu
Just 10% and 25% of urban and rural Tamil Nadu respectively, lack access to toilets and in order to close this narrow gap to earn the open defecation free (ODF) title, the civic officials are presently carrying out massive cleanliness activities under the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign
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Ministry of Culture Vows To Dedicate 1 Week Every Month For Cleaning India’s Monuments

Ministry of Culture Vows To Dedicate 1 Week Every Month For Cleaning India’s Monuments
News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
Under the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma participated in the cleanup drive at Humayun’s Tomb and called upon citizens to make India garbage free
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Sports Personalities Join The Cleanup Movement And Support #SwachhataHiSeva

Sports Personalities Join The Clean Up Movement And Support #SwachhataHiSeva
News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
Players from hockey and cricket team came forward to participate in government's Swachhata Hi Seva campaign to mark three years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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70% Of Uttarakhand Is ODF, But Rest May Take Another Year. Here’s Why

Open Defecation Free: 70% Of Uttarakhand Is ODF, But Rest May Take Another Year. Here’s Why
Swachh Report Card Uttarakhand
In June, the rural areas (70 per cent of the state) were declared open defecation free and now its urban counterpart is striving to attain the title by end of this year
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Sanitation More Important Than Political Freedom: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Quotes Mahatma Gandhi

Sanitation More Important Than Political Freedom: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Quotes Mahatma Gandhi
News
Speaking at an event of 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pointed out that sanitation in the country has improved as the number of people defecating in open had come down to 30 crore from 60 crore in 2014
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