Posts by: Saptarshi Dutta

Saptarshi Dutta

Netherlands And India To Cooperate On Tackling Air Pollution And Strengthen Waste Management

Netherlands And India To Cooperate On Tackling Air Pollution And Strengthen Waste Management
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Both India and Netherlands have committed to cooperate on exchanging data and technology to combat air pollution
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Ganga Cleanup: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Says Officials Must Move Beyond Red-Tapism To Clean The River

Ganga Cleanup: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Says Officials Must Move Beyond Red-Tapism To Clean The River
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that bureaucrats must have a positive mindset when taking and implementing decisions about the Namami Gange programme
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Unhappy With Lack Of Proper Equipment And Minimum Wage, Sanitation Workers In Haryana Go On Strike

Unhappy With Lack Of Proper Equipment And Minimum Wage, Sanitation Workers In Haryana Go On Strike
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The sanitation workers of Haryana have been on strike for a fortnight, demanding minimum wages and proper equipment for their work
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Taking On Stigmas And Taboos: Comptroller And Auditor General Steps Into A Toilet, Empties It Barehanded

Taking On Stigmas And Taboos: Comptroller And Auditor General Steps Into A Toilet, Empties It Barehanded
The act of stepping into a toilet, emptying it barehanded and handling human compost was a message to dispel myths surrounding sanitation in India
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‘Clean Jammu-Clean Tawi’ Programme Begins, With Focus On Increasing Awareness On Cleanliness And Waste Management

‘Clean Jammu-Clean Tawi’ Programme Begins, With Focus On Increasing Awareness On Cleanliness And Waste Management
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The campaign will focus on creating awareness related to waste management and disposal in Jammu, and sensitise people on the benefits of managing waste properly
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says Participation Of Women Has Been Instrumental In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says Participation Of Women Has Been Instrumental In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Success
Praising the role of women in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that such women have become examples of encouragement and bravery
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Waste Management Must Become Individual Responsibility, Says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Waste Management Must Become Individual Responsibility, Says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that unsafe disposal of waste can lead to bigger environmental concerns such as greenhouse gas emissions leading to global warming
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Waste Management: Punjab To Impose Fines On Open Disposal Of Garbage

Waste Management: Punjab To Impose Fines On Open Disposal Of Garbage
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Waste management has not seen much improvement in Punjab, as open disposal of waste continues to plague major cities
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Jharkhand Is India's Best Performing State With ODF Urban Areas And Voluntary Citizen Participation

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Jharkhand Is India's Best Performing State With ODF Urban Areas And Voluntary Citizen Participation
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Open defecation free (ODF) urban areas and active citizen participation in waste management has resulted in Jharkhand becoming one of India’s cleanest states
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Here Are India’s Top 3 Cleanest Cities

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Here Are India’s Top 3 Cleanest Cities
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The Swachh Survekshan 2018 increased its scale by surveying 4,203 cities from 434 cities surveyed last year
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Here Are The Indian Cities Fighting For The Top Rank

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Here Are The Indian Cities Fighting For The Top Rank
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Excerpt- The cities of Indore, Bhopal, Mysuru and Navi Mumbai have all secured high ranks in previous editions of Swachh Survekshan and are looking to replicate their success in the 2018 edition
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Karnataka Elections 2018: The Battle For Bengaluru Heats Up With Promises Of Cleaner Public Toilets, Better Waste Management And A Solution For Water Crisis

Karnataka Elections 2018: The Battle For Bengaluru Heats Up With Promises Of Cleaner Public Toilets, Better Waste Management And A Solution For Water Crisis
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Ill-maintained toilets, uncollected waste and an impending water crisis have become major electoral points in Bengaluru ahead of Assembly Elections 2018
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Rural Andaman And Nicobar Islands Follows Its Urban Counterpart To Become Open Defecation Free A Year Before 2019 Deadline

Rural Andaman And Nicobar Islands Follows Its Urban Counterpart To Become Open Defecation Free A Year Before 2019 Deadline
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Despite the fact that Andaman and Nicobar Islands were late in getting the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan off the ground, the Union Territory has managed to attain ODF status for both urban and rural areas before the October 2019 deadline
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Karnataka Elections: In The Run Up To Assembly Elections 2018, Promises Of A ‘Swachh Karnataka’ Find A Place In Party Manifestos

Karnataka Elections: In The Run Up To Assembly Elections 2018, Promises Of A ‘Swachh Karnataka’ Find A Place In Party Manifestos
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While rural sanitation has seen considerable improvement in the last five years, urban Karnataka still lags behind in improving individual and public sanitation
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