Posts by: Saptarshi Dutta

Saptarshi Dutta

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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After A Slow Start, Not One, Two But Three Districts In Bihar Are Now Open Defecation Free

After A Slow Start, Not One, Two But Three Districts In Bihar Are Now Open Defecation Free
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Two more districts in Bihar have become open defecation free, taking the total number of ODF districts in the state to three
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To Combat Air Pollution, Vehicles In Delhi To Get Coloured Hologram Stickers

To Combat Air Pollution, Vehicles In Delhi To Get Coloured Hologram Stickers
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The Supreme Court has asked the Ministry of Road Transport to ensure that all vehicles in Delhi-NCR are fitted with colour-coded holograms by September 30
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New Town Gets Recognition As Bengal’s First Green City For Effectively Building Eco-Friendly Civic Amenities

New Town Gets Recognition As Bengal’s First Green City For Effectively Building Eco-Friendly Civic Amenities
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Water ATMs, electric vehicles and GPS enabled waste collection vehicles ensured that New Town got the Green City tag
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As Bhubaneswar Struggles With Waste Management, Civic Body Proposes Revamping Cleanliness Efforts

As Bhubaneswar Struggles With Waste Management, Civic Body Proposes Revamping Cleanliness Efforts
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After performing poorly in Swachh Survekshan 2018, Bhubaneswar’s civic body will create ward packages for the city to improve waste management and sanitation
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Pace Of Toilet Construction Across India Finds Praise In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech

Pace Of Toilet Construction Across India Finds Praise In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speech
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During his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Swachhagrahis will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi next year in the form of a Swachh Bharat, on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary
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Free India From Unsafe Sanitation Practices: Adopt These 5 WASH Practices In Schools For Long-Term Solution

Free India From Unsafe Sanitation Practices: Adopt These 5 WASH Practices In Schools For Long-Term Solution
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Sanitation and hygiene programmes in schools can be utilised to sensitise individuals who can make broader impact on their communities
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5 Ways India Can Make The Transition From ODF To ODF Plus

5 Ways India Can Make The Transition From ODF To ODF Plus
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Part of an ODF village, district or city? Here is what you can do next to elevate your already ODF area towards the ODF plus status
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