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Six Districts In Uttar Pradesh Have Become Open Defecation Free

With over 1,600 villages near the Ganga basin open defecation free, Uttar Pradesh has eradicated the problem of open defecation from six districts completely
News Uttar Pradesh
With over 1,600 villages near the Ganga basin open defecation free, Uttar Pradesh has eradicated the problem of open defecation from six districts completely
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Delhi Gives Swachhta A Pink Makeover, Launches First ‘Pink Toilet’ With Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine And Incinerator

Delhi Gives Swachhta A Pink Makeover, Launches First ‘Pink Toilet’ With Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines And Incinators
Delhi News
Make way for Delhi’s very first Pink Toilet with facilities like Sanitary Napkin vending machine, incinerator for safe menstrual waste disposal, voting machine for feedback
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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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Karva Chauth With A Difference: Husbands Take Pledge To Build Toilets For Wives In Uttar Pradesh

Karva Chauth With A Difference: Husbands Take Pledge To Build Toilets For Wives In Uttar Pradesh
News Uttar Pradesh
Authorities in three districts of Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi, Agra and Sambhal have merged Swachh Bharat Abhiyan cause with Karva Chauth to encourage husband's gift a toilet to their wives
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5 Toilets, 5 Marks: Andhra Pradesh To Involve Students To Make The State Open Defecation Free

5 Toilets, 5 Marks Andhra Pradesh To Involve Students To Make The State Open Defecation Free
Andhra Pradesh Features
School students of class 8, 9 and 10 will identify five families in their vicinity and spend two Saturdays every month convincing them to build toilets and end open defecation in rural Andhra Pradesh
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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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National Capital Delhi Hopes To Go ODF By March 2018

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Delhi Swachh Report Card
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in June 2017 assured that all 675 jhuggi jhopri (JJ) clusters in the city will be made open defecation free by March 2018, and there will not be any shortage of funds for this work
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Urban Maharashtra Goes Swachh, Declared Open Defecation Free By Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

News Open Defecation Free Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
Urban areas of Maharashtra join the open defecation free chain, declared ODF by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and President Ram Nath Kovind
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President Ram Nath Kovind Hails Amitabh Bachchan For His Role Towards Making India Open Defecation Free

Amitabh Bachchan
News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
President Ram Nath Kovind hailed Amitabh Bachchan's contribution towards the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, citing that the commercials featuring the actor have influenced crores of people to build and use toilets
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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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