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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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Assam Features

Daan A Toilet: How This ‘One-Of-Its-Kind’ Concept Is Eliminating Open Defecation In Assam’s Jorhat District

The Jorhat administration is asking its residents to come forward and donate a toilet to those families who defecate in open and who cannot afford to build a toilet. A whooping 256 toilets have been donated in last seven months ...
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The Crystal Clear Siang River Is A Thing Of The Past, What Remains Unanswered Is The Reason Behind River Turning Muddy
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The Crystal Clear Siang River Is A Thing Of The Past, What Remains Unanswered Is The Reason Behind River Turning Muddy

Based on water sample collected on November 27, the report said that Nephelometric Turbidity Unit caused by concentration of suspended or dissolved particulate materials in the river water is 425, whereas the permissible limit ranges from 0-5 NTU ...
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As Brahmaputra River Turns Muddy, Minister Kesab Mahanta Urges Minister Nitin Gadkari For A Detailed Report On The Actual Cause
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As Brahmaputra River Turns Muddy, Minister Kesab Mahanta Urges Minister Nitin Gadkari For A Detailed Report On The Actual Cause

On the directions of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, the state government has sent samples taken from the Brahmaputra for testing to the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad and IIT-Guwahati, a release from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said ...
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Brahmaputra River In Assam Has Changed Its Colour And Has Turned Muddy
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Brahmaputra River In Assam Has Changed Its Colour And Has Turned Muddy

The Brahmaputra's water turning muddy and change in the colour for over a week now in the winter season has caused concern among people and authorities in the state ...
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Pollution in Brahmaputra
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Brahmaputra River Could Be Turning Black Due To Natural Reasons: Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal

Congress MP Ninong Ering, representing the Arunachal East constituency in Parliament, had recently written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in regard to Brahmaputra turning black ...
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Northeast India sanitation report card
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Rural Improvement But Urban Lag In Northeast’s Performance

Northeastern states of India have progressed slowly but steadily in improving rural sanitation coverage in three years since the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan began, but urban sanitation in most of the region’s states is yet to witness similar success ...
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Pollution in Brahmaputra
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Once Assam’s Lifeline, The Brahmaputra River Today Is Struggling with Oil Pollution and Waste Disposal Which Are Gradually Rendering It Lifeless

Brahmaputra in Assam is dealing with oil pollution, lack of sewage treatment plants and disposal of waste in the river, resulting in its gradual decay and over-pollution ...
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Assam To Set Up An Institute For Waste Management And A Department To Oversee Waste Disposal Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
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Assam To Set Up An Institute For Waste Management And A Department To Oversee Waste Disposal: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

At a conference organised by the National Green Tribunal, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that keeping India’s garbage crisis in mind, there is need for the state to ensure smart handling of waste treatment by using the latest technology ...
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