Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

3 Crore Toilets But Not Enough Water. Why the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Needs A Dedicated Water Policy

Along with the building of toilets, there must be a dedicated water policy
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While toilet construction is a critical step in ending the scourge of open defecation, most toilets being built under Swachh India mission rely heavily on water. In a country scarce in water supply, it often leads to a toilet that cannot be used
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Government Ministries To Prepare A Two Year Action Plan

Civic Bodies Not Involved With Swachh Bharat Mission, Finds Citizens Survey
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New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s office has directed all the ministries to prepare a two-year action plan for implementation of the much-celebrated ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan‘. The execution of
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India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology

India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology’
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The new technology will focus on treating all kinds of household wastes and will also convert 90 per cent of it into residue fuel, compost and valuable raw materials
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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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After Ganga, Yamuna, Now River Narmada Could Be Given Living Entity Status

After Ganga, Yamuna, Now River Narmada Could Be Given Living Entity Status
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On the occasion of the Narmada Seva Yatra, Union Minister Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan raised the issue of protecting Narmada river and giving a human status to the river by passing a state law on the same
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Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste

Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste
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Until a few months back, Indore was the biggest plastic waste generator in Madhya Pradesh and burnt almost 13,000 kilos of plastic waste daily leading to air pollution and several health problems
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An Urgent Challenge: Why India Needs To Tackle Its Menstrual Waste

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Did you know a single woman can generate up to 125 kg of non-biodegradable waste through her menstruating years alone? Knowing this staggering fact, it doesn’t take a genius to do the math to comprehend the waste implications of 355 million women who are generating so much of plastic waste that takes about 500-800 years to decompose.
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Municipal Corporation of Delhi Polls: Citizens Cast Their Vote For Swachhta

Municipal Corporation of Delhi Polls Citizens Cast Their Vote For Swachhta
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Issues like waste management, cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene were the main concerns of more than 1 crore Delhi voters who voted yesterday in MCD elections
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Waste Management Should Be Taught In Schools, Amitabh Bachchan Tells NDTV

Waste Management’ Should Be Taught In Schools, Amitabh Bachchan Tells NDTV
Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
The actor, who was speaking at the launch of Season 4 of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India, believes that the first step of community participation is to teach children about cleanliness from a very young age
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This Kolkata School Sets A Trend, Reuses And Recycles All Waste, Recycled

This Kolkata School Sets A Trend, Reuses And Recycles All Waste, Recycled
Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
The students of Sri Sri Academy in Kolkata have set across a great example in reducing and recycling solid waste
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How This Gurugram Housing Complex Reduced Its Waste By A Whopping 82,000 Kgs

How This Gurugram Housing Complex Reduced Its Waste By A Whopping 82,000 Kgs
Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
Garden Estate complex in Gurugram recycle half of their kitchen waste and have successfully produced and used nearly 7000 kilos of compost in less than a year
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This Mumbai Housing Society Generates Zero Waste Thanks To One Simple Trick

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Season 4 Highlights Waste Management
Mumbai’s landfills are as tall as five-storeyed buildings and are becoming a cause of concern. This Mumbai housing society adopted a 'Zero Waste' project in order to cope with the growing waste management issues in the city
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Picks Up A Broom To Clean Ganga Ghats

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Picks Up A Broom To Clean Ganga Ghats
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Under the Namami Gange project, besides cleaning the ghats, Uttarakhand will also set up medicinal herbs and plants along the river banks
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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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Will The Swachh Campaign Finally Tackle The Scourge Of Manual Scavenging?

Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India
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Despite being made illegal in 1993, more than 700,000 manual scavengers are still employed by many households in India
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