Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery

#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery
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In a bid to put a full stop on the use of disposable cutlery, a trio from Bengaluru initiates a #BYOCSelfie Challenge, asks people to carry their own reusable tableware and click a selfie
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Stubble Burning: Comply Or Face The Court Of Law, Warns Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain

Stubble Burning: Comply Or Face The Court Of Law, Warns Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain
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Farmers in the northern states of India complain of lack of infrastructure for safe disposal of stubble, plans to continue burning stubble
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Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF

Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF
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After missing two deadlines to go ODF – December 2017 and June 2018, urban areas of Punjab finally achieve open defecation free status
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People’s Movement Became A Women’s Movement: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

People’s Movement Became A Women’s Movement: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Praising Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour Cleanathon, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said, “From my memory no government scheme has ever worked to this success”
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Faecal Sludge Management In India’s Urban Areas Raises A Stink: Naina Lal Kidwai

Faecal Sludge Management In India’s Urban Areas Raises A Stink: Naina Lal Kidwai
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At the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour Cleanathon, Naina Lal Kidwai, Chairperson, India Sanitation Coalition, talks about the need for faecal sludge management and how it can be achieved
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Ministers Talk About Different Aspects Of The Campaign

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Ministers Talk About Different Aspects Of The Campaign
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At the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour-cleanathon on October 2, ministers from all walks of life joined the campaign and spoke about different aspects of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds NDTV’s Banega Swachh India Campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds NDTV’s Banega Swachh India Campaign
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds the Banega Swachh India campaign and its efforts to spread the message of swachhta
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Let's Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Let's Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
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In a bid to make Bihar open defecation free by October 2, 2019, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar urged citizens to contribute in the cleanliness campaign
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After Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Is The National Capital Delhi ODF Only On Paper?

After Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Is The National Capital Delhi ODF Only On Paper?
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Despite four years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Delhi, the capital of the country is struggling to clear third part ODF verification and comply with waste management bylaws to tackle its garage scientifically
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1.36 Crore Toilets In 17 Months: Uttar Pradesh On A Toilet Building Spree To meet Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target

1.36 Crore Toilets In 17 Months: Uttar Pradesh On A Toilet Building Spree To meet Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target
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From one of the four worst performing states in the country to now almost ODF, the most populous state in the country - Uttar Pradesh has underwent a swachh makeover
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Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF

Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF
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Jammu and Kashmir, has achieved ODF status after four years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, with focus on awareness and public participation
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Union Territories Of India Show Tremendous Progress In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; 4 Out 5 Achieve ODF Status

Union Territories Of India Show Tremendous Progress In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; 4 Out 5 Achieve ODF Status
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As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan turns four, here is how different Union Territories have performed and what they have in store for the citizens
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Rural Himachal Pradesh ODF Since 2016 Works To Hold On To The Status, While Urban Areas Still Wait To Be ODF

Rural Himachal Pradesh ODF Since 2016 Works To Hold On To The Status, While Urban Areas Still Wait To Be ODF
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As nearly 90 per cent of its population resides in rural areas, when these areas became open defecation free (ODF), Himachal Pradesh became the second state in the country to be declared ODF, but its urban areas are yet to become ODF
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Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh Works To Become ODF Plus And ODF Plus Plus State

Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh Works To Become ODF Plus And ODF Plus Plus State
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After construction of over 2 lakh toilets in urban areas and 37.76 toilets in rural areas, the Swachh Andhra Corporation races to become India’s first ODF plus state by January 26, 2019
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