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Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission

Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission
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In a recently published blog post, Bill Gates wrote about the success the Swachh Bharat Mission had already achieved and the ingenious approach being adopted by the government and other people to meet the Mission's targets
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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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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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‘Not Having A Toilet Barely Affects Men,’ Women Sarpanches Fight For Swachhta

'Not Having A Toilet Barely Affects Men,' Women Sarpanches Fight For Swachhta
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Women seem to be taking the lead in helping achieve the dream of a 'Swachh' Bharat. Here's how women sarpanches are pushing for cleaner villages
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This Australian Man Is Fighting To Keep India’s Girls In Schools

Mark Balla's organisation We Can't Wait has already built over 100 toilets in several Nashik schools
Swachh Warriors
A brief visit to Mumbai’s Dharavi slum showed Australian businessman Mark Balla how a lack of toilets in schools was causing little girls to drop out. Since then, this Swachh Warrior has built over 100 toilets for girls in schools across Maharashtra
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The Cost Of Development: Gurugram Villages Face Sanitation Woes Due To Rapid Growth

The Cost Of Development: Gurugram Villages Face Sanitation Woes Due To Rapid Growth
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Despite being model villages in terms of cleanliness and sanitation, Badha and Nawada stare at a possibility of sewage pooling up in the village due to the lack of proper drainage
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Mumbai Women Claim Public Spaces With ‘Right To Pee’ Campaign

A few members of the Right to Pee campaign
Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special 2017
Even a bustling metropolis like Mumbai does not have enough public toilets for women. This brought the women in the city together to launch the ‘Right To Pee’ campaign, to get the BMC to acknowledge the problem and increase its budgets for gender sensitive public amenities
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Could eToilets Be The Solution To India’s Sanitation Problems?

eToilets
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Poor sanitation and cleanliness concerns in toilets can now be put off, courtesy eToilets. Placed on a cement or metal base, eToilet roofs come with a 225-litre-capacity water tank connected to three flushes and provides a sustainable sanitation solution
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Railways Up Its Swachh Quotient: Passengers To Rank Trains And Stations

Railways Up Its Swachh Quotient: Passengers To Rank Trains And Stations
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As part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Railway Ministry has launched an inclusive plan where the feedback of commuters will be taken into account to improve cleanliness on trains
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2.4 Billion People Lack Access To Adequate Sanitation: Matt Damon

2.4 Billion People Lack Access To Adequate Sanitation: Matt Damon
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The Hollywood star and water activist spoke about the need to provide access to sanitation and clean water, his non-profit, and the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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East Delhi Sanitation Workers Call Off Strike After 12 Days

East Delhi Sanitation Workers Call Off Strike After 12 Days
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Civic body sanitation workers had been on a strike that created a monumental garbage crisis in East Delhi and spurred a blame-game between the AAP-lead Delhi government and the BJP-dominated Municipal Corporation of Delhi
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NGT Pulls Up Centre, Delhi Government On Ongoing Sanitation Workers’ Strike

NGT Pulls Up Centre, Delhi Government On Ongoing East Delhi Sanitation Workers’ Strike
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The Green Court has once again asked authorities to find a solution to end the ongoing East Delhi sanitation workers' strike
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East Delhi Sanitation Workers’ Strike Continues, North Delhi Faction Joins In

Banega Swachh India-East Delhi Sanitation Workers' Strike Continues, North Delhi Faction Joins In
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The strike of the sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) continued for the fifth day on Tuesday, with a faction of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) also joining them over non-payment of salaries.
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Remove Garbage From Roads: Delhi High Court To Municipal Body

Banega Swachh India-Remove Garbage From Roads: Delhi High Court To Municipal Body
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The Delhi High Court today directed the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to ensure that garbage, if any, that had been dumped on the roadside in the trans-Yamuna area by striking workers of the municipal body is forthwith cleared, even as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) sought responses from the Centre, the Delhi government and the workers' union on the issue.
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