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These Little Swachh Warriors Built A Vehicle From Waste Materials To Help Their Aging Cleaner In School

These Little Swachh Warriors Built A Vehicle From Waste Materials To Help Their Aging Cleaner In School
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The 13-year-old swachh warriors decided to help the elderly lady who sweeps their school’s large playground. What they did was something unique – they built a Sweeping Vehicle made out of waste products which otherwise would have made their way into the dustbins
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Jammu And Kashmir’s First Block Declared Open Defecation Free, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Women For Being On The Forefront

Jammu And Kashmir’s First Block Declared Open Defecation Free, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Women For Being On The Forefront
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Reasi comprising 13 panchayats is the first block in Jammu and Kashmir to achieve the open defecation free mark under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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World Environment Day: Haryana To Conduct Waste Management Drive In Rural Areas

World Environment Day: Haryana To Conduct Waste Management Drive In Rural Areas
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To celebrate World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a waste management drive across India which will aim to tackle the problem of country’s waste generation and set a world record
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Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat: Use Toilets And End Diseases, Says Amitabh Bachchan, Before Launch Of National Campaign To Promote Toilet Usage

Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat: Use Toilets And End Diseases, Says Amitabh Bachchan, Before Launch Of National Campaign To Promote Toilet Usage
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will be launching a nation-wide campaign to promote the use of toilets in villages with Amitabh Bachchan as the campaign ambassador
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This Forest Officer Built Nearly 500 Toilets In Kerala's Tribal Colonies To End Open Defecation

This Forest Officer Built Nearly 500 Toilets In Kerala's Tribal Colonies To End Open Defecation
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By solving the logistical difficulties of transporting construction material for toilets to these remote forested areas, PG Sudha helped nine tribal colonies become open defecation free
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Cleaning Up Mumbai: Nearly ₹8 Crores Collected From Fines On Littering In 10 Months

Cleaning Up Mumbai: Nearly ₹8 Crores Collected From Fines On Littering In 10 Months
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation says that stationing 'Clean-up Marshals' has brought down instances of littering
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How Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Is Turning Its Trash Into Treasure

How Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Is Turning Its Trash Into Treasure
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Not only has Ambikapur managed to become a zero waste city, but has also economically empowered women and generated revenue from recycling in the process
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Against All Odds: Student Volunteers Help Make A Village In Chhattisgarh Open Defecation Free

Against All Odds: Student Volunteers Help Make A Village In Chhattisgarh Open Defecation Free
A group of 60 student volunteers helped villagers in Newsa build over 60 individual household toilets and understand the importance of sanitation
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Swachh Bharat Mission To Take A Trip To The Himalayas

Swachh Bharat Mission To Take A Trip To The Himalayas
The Indian Mountaineering Foundation will be sending expeditions to clean-up the waste at popular tourist destinations in the Himalayas. The teams will also create awareness about cleanliness and sanitation among the local residents
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Cleaning-Up India’s Heritage Places: Centre Announces Phase 2 Of Swachh Iconic Places Initiative

Cleaning-Up India’s Heritage Places: Centre Announces Phase 2 Of Swachh Iconic Places Initiative
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has announced a list of 10 heritage and spiritual sites to be cleaned up under the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's - Swachh Iconic Places initiative
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Soon You May Be Able To Rate Cleanliness At Public Toilets, Mall Restrooms

Soon You May Be Able To Rate Cleanliness At Public Toilets, Mall Restrooms
The Ministry of Urban Development directed the urban local bodies of 12 states to install instant feedback devices in both private and public restrooms accessible to the general population
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Swachh Survekshan 2017 Analysis: Is The Waste Management Adopted By 3 Cleanest Cities Of India Sustainable?

Swachh Survekshan 2017 Analysis: Is The Waste Management Adopted By 3 Cleanest Cities Of India Sustainable?
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The Centre for Science and Environment's analysis on the Swachh Survekshan 2017 says that the survey prefers cities with centralised waste management systems. This, however, has been refuted by the government
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Swachh Stadiums: Mizoram’s Aizawl FC Football Fans Clean Stadium After Match, Win Hearts On The Internet

Swachh Stadiums: Mizoram’s Aizawl FC Football Fans Clean Stadium After Match, Win Hearts On The Internet
After Aizawl FC clinched the I-League trophy, fans helped out by cleaning up the litter left by some 23,000 spectators
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Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission

Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission
In a recently published blog post, Bill Gates wrote about the success the Swachh Bharat Mission had already achieved and the ingenious approach being adopted by the government and other people to meet the Mission's targets
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