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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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Self-Assessment Forms On Cleanliness To Rank Hyderabad’s Zonal Circles On Environment Day

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News Telangana World Environment Day 2017
Greater Hyderabad ranked 22nd in the recently released Swachh Survekshan rankings of 434 cities based on cleanliness. Now it plans to improve its performance with self-assessment for each civic zone in the city
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National Menstrual Conclave: Working Women Urge Office Administration To Make Working Space Menstrual Sensitised

National Menstrual Conclave: Working Women Urge Office Administration To Make Working Space Menstrual Sensitised
Delhi Menstrual Hygiene News
Even though there is a rise in awareness of menstruation, working spaces and mindsets need to change for office to become a comfortable space for women during menstruation
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World Bank Rates Swachh Bharat Abhiyan As ‘Moderately Unsatisfactory’

World Bank Rates Swachh Bharat Abhiyan As ‘Moderately Unsatisfactory’
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As per the National Family Health Survey Report conducted between 2015 and 2016, more than half of country’s population lacked improved sanitation facilities- a system that separates human excreta from human contact
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Swachhta, Shiksha Aur Swasthya Will Be My Top Priority: North Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor

Swachhta, Shiksha Aur Swasthya Will Be My Top Priority: North Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor
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Newly elected North Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor, Preeti Aggarwal said she will focus on changing North Delhi’s ‘lack of cleanliness’ perception
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Looking For Profit: Can Sanitation And Waste Management Become Sustainable Business Models?

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Treatment of faecal sewage, waste water and garbage and their commercial sale could turn sanitation and waste management into profitable business models
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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

Parihar Block In Remote Bihar Declared Open Defecation Free
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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
Features
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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