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Tough Task Ahead For Tamil Nadu As Chief Minister Promises Open Defecation Free Urban Areas By March 2018

Namma Toilets
News Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore is the only open defecation free city in the state, despite the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan nearing three years of completion
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A 21-Year-Old Is Bringing In Positive Change In Kolkata’s Public Toilets By Making Them Transgender-Friendly

Tridhara Toilet
Features West Bengal
While the Centre has allowed transgender people to use either male or female toilets as per their choice, the community is still often not allowed access to public toilets
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Pay ₹2000 In Ahemdabad’s Slum To Get Individual Toilets, Water Tap, A Sewage Line Storm Water Drain

A Woman In Gujarat Provides Individual Toilets, Water Tap, a Sewage Line Storm Water Drain At Rs 2000
Gujarat News
Health in Ahmedabad’s Jadibanagar slum has drastically improved due to access to water taps and toilets, all thanks to the efforts of Hansaben Rasid
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#IndiaAt70: Sachin Tendulkar Urges The Nation To Set The Goal Of A ‘Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat’ On Independence Day

#IndiaAt70 Sachin Tendulkar Urges The Nation To Set The Goal Of A ‘Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat’ On Independence Day
Independence Day News
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar on IndependenceDay posted a special Swachh message on twitter urging the nation to adopt ‘Swachh’ (clean) and a ‘Swasth’ (healthy) Bharat as their goal
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India@70: The Second Year Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Witnessed The First Swachh Bharat Related Survey, Increase In Sanitation Coverage Across India

2015-16 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Features Independence Day
The much needed concerns on urban sanitation were addressed during Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's second year, when more than 13 lakh toilets were built across India's numerous cities
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India@70: The Third Year Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Saw Urban Areas Of Two Major States Going Open Defecation Free

2016-17 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Features Independence Day
Not just villages or cities, the Swachhta fervour reached Railways and tourist places, as major initiatives were taken to maintain cleanliness in such spaces
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India@70: The Ongoing Year Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Has Seen Two More States Becoming Open Defecation Free

2017-18 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Features Independence Day
Though the year is yet to get over, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's performance in the current fiscal has been good with the rural areas of Haryana and Uttarakhand going open defecation free and the urban areas of 9 states scheduled to achieve the same feat by the year end
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India@70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: The Divine Abode Of Tirupati, Working Towards Cleanliness To Reside Next To Godliness

India@70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: In The Divine Abode Of Tirupati, Making It Possible For Cleanliness To Reside Next To Godliness
Andhra Pradesh Features Independence Day
Despite generating nearly 90 tonnes of waste per day, the famous Tirupati temple recycles majority of its waste through composting. It has also been awarded with the Best Swachh Iconic Place by the centre for its high levels of sanitation and cleanliness
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India@70: The First Year Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Saw Significant Number Of Toilets Built In Rural India

Features Independence Day
The first year of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saw the unveiling of a nationwide sanitation plan, invitations to states and private organisations for financial participation and speedy construction of toilets in rural India
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India@70: The Short-Lived Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan In 2012 Increased Toilet Building Subsidy Without Much Success

Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan
Features Independence Day
The Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan was the first campaign to converge toilet construction with other government programmes like MGNREGA, as well as identify some above poverty level citizens for whom toilet construction subsidies would be released
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India@70: India’s First Nationwide Sanitation Programme In 1986 Focused On Improving Rural Sanitation

The Central Rural Sanitation Programme of 1986 was the first comprehensive nationwide rural sanitation programme
Features Independence Day
The Central Rural Sanitation Programme was the first nationwide sanitation programme launched to address rural sanitation problems and had a comprehensive plan of bettering the sanitation scenario in rural India
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India@70: 1981’s Drinking Water Supply And Sanitation Programme Altered India’s Sanitation Scene

International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Programme of 1981
Features Independence Day
The decade of 1980s can be called the first real game changer for sanitation in India as the government took concrete steps to address toilet construction and community participation in addressing sanitation issues
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