Posts by: Ambika Singh

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In Aurangabad, A Barber Is Sensitising People On Sanitation, Rewarding Them With Free Haircuts For Building Toilets

In Aurangabad, A Barber Is Sensitising People On Sanitation, Rewarding Them With Free Haircuts For Building Toilets
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23-year-old Sumit Pandit’s unique gift for those who construct toilets in their households include free haircuts and beard trimmings
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From Swachh Bharat To Swasth Bharat: How Malegaon Is Moving Towards Becoming Diarrhoea Free

From Swachh Bharat To Swasth Bharat: How Malegaon Is Moving Towards Becoming Diarrhoea Free
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In Maharashtra’s Malegaon, improved sanitation status has ensured that the city is comfortably moving towards becoming diarrhoea free
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Garbage Dump Turned In To A Biodiverse Park To Keep City Clean Under ‘IAmGurgaon’ Campaign

Garbage Dump Turned In To A Biodiverse Park To Keep City Clean Under ‘IAmGurgaon’ Campaign
Today, Aravalli Biodiverse Park has more than 1.2 lakh trees and has recorded 182 species in the park, this has been possible because of the efforts of 'IAmGurgoan'
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Van Mahotsav Special: A Story Of Peepal Baba, The Man Who Has Planted Over 20 Million Trees

Van Mahotsav Special: A Story Of Peepal Baba, The Man Who Has Planted Over 20 Million Trees
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Meet Peepal Baba, a man who has been planting trees from past 40 years and has planted over 20 million trees across India so far
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Van Mahotsav Special: How ‘Save Aravali’ Is Converting Garbage Dump To A Forest By Planting Trees

Van Mahotsav Special: How ‘Save Aravali’ Is Converting Garbage Dump To A Forest By Planting Trees
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Aravalli, the oldest mountain range, which for years had insulated the national capital from desert winds and provided the much needed green cover has been dying a slow death for many years but a social organisation, Save Aravali, is fighting for its survival
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Children As Agents Of Change: ‘I Learnt About Washing Hands In School, I Will Tell My Younger Brother And My Parents'

Children As Agents Of Change: ‘I Learnt About Washing Hands In School, I Will Tell My Younger Brother And My Parents'
Know how Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) education can decrease the disease burden from India and how the young guns can help our country become completely swachh
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How Clean Water, Sanitation and Awareness About Hygiene Can Save Lives Of Children In India

How Clean Water, Sanitation and Awareness About Hygiene Can Save Lives Of Children In India
Story of Sarfaraz from Varanasi who was suffering from chronic diarrhoea and how his life got changed after his school adopted hygiene curriculum
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Biomedical Waste Management Gone Wrong: The Shocking State Of Darbhanga Medical College Hospital In Bihar

Biomedical Waste Management Gone Wrong: The Shocking State Of Darbhanga Medical College Hospital In Bihar
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NDTV travelled to Bihar's famous medical hub - Darbhanaga Medical College to assess the impact of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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Ministry Of Urban Development Launches ‘Toilet Karenge Search, Toilets Rakhenge Swachh’ Campaign

Ministry Of Urban Development Launches ‘Toilet Karenge Search, Toilets Rakhenge Swachh’ Campaign
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In a bid to fight sanitation crisis, the Ministry of Urban Development launched a service in which Delhiites will be able to review the cleanliness standards of public toilets through Google Toilet Locator
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Indian Cities Rated On The Hygiene Index

Indian Cities Rated On The Hygiene Index
Hygiene Index developed in support of the Central Government’s Swachh Bharat Mission by Reckitt & Benckiser and Ernst & Young, assesses the performance of Indian cities in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors
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Cleaning Up Jagannath Temple As Part Of The Swachh Bharat Campaign

Cleaning Up Jagannath Temple As Part Of The Swachh Bharat Campaign
An important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage, the Jagannath Temple is famous for its annual Rath Yatra. The temple attracts over 2.5 million devotees every year. To preserve its glory, the government wishes to clean it up.
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NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Campaign Sets A Cleanliness Agenda For Agra

NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Campaign Sets A Cleanliness Agenda For Agra
The Taj Mahal has been identified as one of the iconic locations for observing international standards of cleanliness under the Swachh Bharat Mission.
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Felt I’d Die When I First Got My Period: Every Second Indian Girl’s Story

Felt I’d Die When I First Got My Period: Every Second Indian Girl’s Story
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Lack of information, compounded by the lack of infrastructure, leads to major hygiene-related issues. India accounts for 27% of the world’s cervical cancer deaths, which is almost twice the global average, according to World Health Organization data. Many doctors studying the disease say poor menstrual hygiene is partly to blame.
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In This Unauthorised Corner Of Delhi, Rain Makes A Bad Situation Worse

In This Unauthorised Corner Of Delhi, Rain Makes A Bad Situation Worse
Sangam Vihar is one of India’s largest unauthorized colonies, with a population of nearly two million, and has existed for more than four decades now. It is woefully lacking in civic amenities and a proper drainage system.
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