Posts by: Anisha Bhatia

Anisha Bhatia

Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15

Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15
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From mere 28 per cent of sanitation coverage in 2014 to 100 per cent now, Jharkhand has come a long way in achieving the swachh bharat abhiyan goals
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'Masking Our Emotions': Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks

'Masking Our Emotions': Farhan Akhtar & Priyanka Chopra Battle Delhi’s Pollution With Masks
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Actors Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra struggle to breathe fresh air in the national capital region, post a picture of themselves wearing masks as they shoot for their movie The Sky Is Pink in New Delhi
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Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine

Puneites Beware! If Caught Spitting, Be Ready To Clean The Spit And Pay Fine
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In order to keep the streets of Pune clean, Pune Municipal Corporation has launched a new Anti-Spitting drive where violators will have to clean their own mess and pay a fine of Rs 150, if found guilty
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Millennium City – Gurugram Comes Together For An Eco-friendly Durga Puja

Millennium City – Gurugram Comes Together For An Eco-friendly Durga Puja
Twelve Durga puja pandals in Gurugram unite to build an artificial pond for idol immersion and have a compost pit for biodegradable
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Crosses Another Milestone, Five Lakh Villages, 500 Districts Attain ODF Mark

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Crosses Another Milestone, Five Lakh Villages, 500 Districts Attain ODF Mark
With 5 lakh villages across India achieving open defecation free status, India’s sanitation coverage has moved up to 95 per cent from mere 38 per cent in 2014
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It’s Only October And India’s Air Quality Index Is Rocketing, It Is Making Us Sick: Dia Mirza

It’s Only October And India’s Air Quality Index Is Rocketing, It Is Making Us Sick: Dia Mirza
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Actor Dia Mirza voices her concern over India’s deteriorating air quality, says, “Our fundamental right to live is threatened every day because the air remains polluted and we do nothing about it”
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Community Efforts Key To Management Of Solid Waste In India: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Community Efforts Key To Management Of Solid Waste In India: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
In a recent event, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri spoke about the government plans of achieving effective waste management in the country and said how that goal can be fulfilled with more citizen and community participation
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Bill Gates Praises PM Narendra Modi For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission

Bill Gates Praises PM Narendra Modi For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission
Bill Gates appreciates the commitment shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government towards sanitation and recognises the success of the Swachh Bharat Mission
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We Need A Dignified Name For Manual Scavengers, Says Amitabh Bachchan

We Need A Dignified Name For Manual Scavengers, Says Amitabh Bachchan
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Campaign ambassador Amitabh Bachchan blogs about the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour Cleanathon and raises the issue of Manual Scavenging in India
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Swachhata Hi Seva: Puducherry CM Gets Inside A Drain To Spread The Message Of Cleanliness

Swachhata Hi Seva: Puducherry CM Gets Inside A Drain To Spread The Message Of Cleanliness
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Chief Minister V Narayanasamy was reviewing the progress of Nellithope village in Puducherry last week, he came across a clogged drain there and immediately decided to get his hands dirty and clean the drain. The leader posted a video of himself cleaning the drain on his social media as a part of his Swachhata Hi Seva contribution
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A Look Back At How India Celebrated The Mega 15-Days 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Campaign

A Look Back At How India Celebrated The Mega 15-Days 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Campaign
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Here’s how India participated in the Swachhata Hi Seva initiative leading up to Gandhi Jayanti this October 2
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Puducherry Achieves Swachh Goal, Declared Open Defecation Free

Puducherry Achieves Swachh Goal, Declared Open Defecation Free
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After missing two deadlines of becoming an open defecation free Union Territory, Puducherry finally meets its Swachh goals, Lieutenant Governor, Kiran Bedi today declared Puducherry free from the age-old tradition of open defecation
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Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Karnataka Aims Big This October 2 By Going ODF

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Karnataka Aims Big This October 2 By Going ODF
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Karnataka’s rural areas show commendable progress in achieving the first goal under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – Open defecation free, on the other side urban Karnataka poses a huge challenge for the state
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ODF Done, Now India’s Third Cleanest State Chhattisgarh Focusses On Managing Waste

ODF Done, Now India’s Third Cleanest State Chhattisgarh Focusses On Managing Waste
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Success of Chhattisgarh in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a factor of many fruitful initiatives to first end open defecation through behavioral change rather than just toilet construction and now the same learnings are being applied to dealing with waste
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