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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

In an effort towards becoming a plastic-free state, authorities in Assam decide to switch to bamboo bins from current plastic dustbins ...
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School Children Torch-Bearers Of Sanitation Drive In Assam

School children in Assam contribute to the maintenance of sanitation in the state by investing their time in teaching about cleanliness to their neighbours and other members of the community ...
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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official
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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official

The rural areas of Assam will become open defecation free (ODF) by December 31 this year as 98 per cent of the target have already been achieved, said the secretary to the union ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Hailakandi District In Southern Assam Becomes Open Defecation Free
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Hailakandi District In Southern Assam Becomes Open Defecation Free

A total of 331 villages of 62 panchayats became open defecation free after the construction of 84,614 individual household latrines (IHHLs) under the Swachh Bharat Mission(Grameen) costing around Rs. 101 crore, says the Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi, Adil Khan ...
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Northeast India’s Success In Improving Rural Sanitation Yet To Be Replicated In Its Urban Areas

Improvement of sanitation facilities in rural areas has made Northeast India one of the best performing regions in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, though the urban performance is yet to reach the scale of success witnessed by rural Northeast India ...
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Plastic Waste Management: 100 metre road in Guwahati will be built using plastic waste
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Guwahati To Tackle Plastic Waste By Making Roads From It

The Kahilipara-Dakhingaon Don Bosco road in Assam’s largest city Guwahati will be built using waste plastic announced Public Works Department minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ...
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Plastic Free Zone Markets: Bring Your Own Bag, Says Guwahati Municipal Corporation
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Plastic Free Zone Markets: Bring Your Own Bag, Says Guwahati Municipal Corporation

Guwahati Municipal Corporation has decided to make Uzan Bazar and Kachari Ghat markets plastic-free zones ...
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal appealed to people to beat plastic pollution
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On The Occasion Of World Environment Day 2018, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Urges People To #BeatPlasticPollution

The Chief Minister appealed to people across the state and urged them to do their bit towards building a pollution free Assam ...
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Becoming ODF Isn’t Enough. This Gram Panchayat In Assam’s Dibrugarh District Shows What More is Required

The gram panchayat, which hosts more than 400 families, also boasts a plastic free environment and household level composting ...
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Assam Chief Minister Launches A Swachh Movement, To Construct 1 Lakh Toilets To Become Open Defecation Free
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Assam Chief Minister Launches A Swachh Movement, To Construct 1 Lakh Toilets To Become Open Defecation Free

‘Mission Sambhab’ launched in Assam in a bid to give every individual their basic right – a toilet. The motto of the initiative is to make Assam ODF by the end of this year ...
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Assam's State Budget Includes Provision For Annual Stipend To Encourage Girls To Buy Sanitary Napkins
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Assam’s State Budget Includes Provision For Annual Stipend To Encourage Girls To Buy Sanitary Napkins

A monthly stipend of ₹600 will be provided to girls between 12 to 20 years of age to purchase hygienic sanitary products ...
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Guwahati’s Mantra For Swachh Survekshan 2018: Rewarding Schools, Hotels And Hospitals And Encouraging Citizen Feedback

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation’s efforts to improve its ranking in Swachh Survekshan 2018 is compelling the civic body to make citizens aware of its efforts to improve sanitation and waste management in the city ...
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