Posts by: Saptarshi Dutta

Saptarshi Dutta

Amitabh Bachchan Lauds 12-Hour 'Swachh' Cleanathon On NDTV At PM Modi's #SwachhataHiSeva Launch

Amitabh Bachchan Lauds 12-Hour 'Swachh' Cleanathon On NDTV At PM Modi's #SwachhataHiSeva Launch
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At the launch of Swachhata Hi Seva by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, actor Amitabh Bachchan praised the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India campaign for spreading the message of cleanliness around the country
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5 Lakh Community Toilets, 67 Lakh Household Toilets By 2019; Hardeep Singh Puri Promises Big To Improve Delhi’s Sanitation Scenario

5 Lakh Community Toilets, 67 Lakh Household Toilets By 2019; Hardeep Singh Puri Promises Big To Improve Delhi’s Sanitation Scenario
Union Minister of Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said that 5 lakh community toilets and 67 lakh individual household toilets will be constructed in Delhi by 2019
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Jaipur Celebrates As City’s Open Defecation Free Status Gets Official Stamp Of Approval

Jaipur Celebrates As City’s Open Defecation Free Status Gets Official Stamp Of Approval
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Over 18,000 individual household toilets and 200 public and community toilets have been built in Jaipur in four years, resulting in the city attaining open defecation free status
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Patiala’s Swachh Challenge: City To Construct Community Toilets In 20 Areas, To Go ODF This Month

Patiala’s Swachh Challenge: City To Construct Community Toilets In 20 Areas, To Go ODF This Month
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Patiala will build 20 community toilets this month in three areas of the city and declare itself open defecation free
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Kolkata’s Dhapa Landfill To Get A Relief As Civic Body Clears Construction Of CNG Plant

Kolkata’s Dhapa Landfill To Get A Relief As Civic Body Clears Construction Of CNG Plant
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To unburden Kolkata’s already exhausted Dhapa landfill, the city’s civic body has begun work on manufacturing CNG and bio-fertilisers from wet waste
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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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Disposal Of Waste In Karnataka’s Byramangala Lake Has Only Brought Misfortune For Nearby Residents

Disposal Of Waste In Karnataka’s Byramangala Lake Has Only Brought Misfortune For Nearby Residents
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In Karnataka’s Bidadi village, untreated waste disposal has turned the once clean Byramangala lake into a hub of chemical pollution
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Hyderabad’s New Project Will Build Over 50,000 Household Toilets To Ease Pressure On Public And Community Toilets

Hyderabad’s New Project Will Build Over 50,000 Household Toilets To Ease Pressure On Public And Community Toilets
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The urban poor household project in Hyderabad will see the construction of over 50,000 houses with individual toilets
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Manual Scavenging: Delhi Begins Skill Training Of Manual Scavengers In Process To Rehabilitate Them

Manual Scavenging: Delhi Begins Skill Training Of Manual Scavengers In Process To Rehabilitate Them
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A skill development programme held for 28 manual scavengers in Delhi’s Shahdara will see them being trained on housekeeping skills
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Praising Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, PM Modi Says Moving Towards An ODF Status Is India’s Biggest Health Achievement

Praising Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, PM Modi Says Moving Towards An ODF Status Is India’s Biggest Health Achievement
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan will help India towards becoming a disease-free country, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Armed With A Rs 654 Crore Budget, Tamil Nadu To Launch Mega Waste Management Programme Across The State

Armed With A Rs 654 Crore Budget, Tamil Nadu To Launch Mega Waste Management Programme Across The State
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Tamil Nadu will spend over Rs 600 crore to revamp its waste management infrastructure completely, as the state does away with landfills and concentrates on composting
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In This Pune Colony Civic Body Stops Kitchen Waste Collection To Get Residents To Start Composting

In This Pune Colony Civic Body Stops Kitchen Waste Collection To Get Residents To Start Composting
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Residential societies of Pimpri Chinchwad in Pune have been notified that no wet waste will be collected by the civic body from their premises, September 20 onwards
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As Karnataka Nears Open Defecation Free Status, Improving Rural Waste Management Becomes State’s Priority

As Karnataka Nears Open Defecation Free Status, Improving Rural Waste Management Becomes State’s Priority
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Nearing ODF status, Karnataka plans to launch comprehensive campaign to work towards sustainable waste management in the state’s rural areas
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