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In Bihar’s First ODF District Sitamarhi, 22 Lakh People Participate In A Hand Washing Campaign

New Delhi: From being one of the poor performing districts in terms of sanitation coverage (21.3 percent in 2014 when Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched) to becoming Bihar’s ...
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Sitamarhi becomes Bihar's first open defecation free
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Bihar’s Sitamarhi Becomes The First ODF District In The State

Construction of over two lakh toilets in the last two months ensured that Sitamarhi became the first ODF district in Bihar ...
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The Swachh Jeevika - Swachh Bihar campaign will look to increase toilet construction in rural Bihar
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Climbing Up The Swachh Ladder: Bihar’s Latest 45-Day Campaign Aims To Improve Sanitation In Its Rural Areas

Despite nearly four years of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, rural Bihar’s sanitation coverage is less than 60 per cent ...
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Patna Takes Up Vertical Gardening To Combat Air Pollution In The City
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Patna Takes Up Vertical Gardening To Combat Air Pollution In The City

World Health Organisation’s 2018 report on global air pollution found Patna to be the fifth most polluted city in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels of air pollution ...
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To Go ODF, Residents Of Bihar’s Sitamarhi District Dug Over 56,000 Toilet Pits In A Single Day

Only 21% Sitamarhi residents had access to a toilet before the inception of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2014, now the sanitation coverage is almost 80%. Here’s what they are doing to end open defecation ...
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Swachh Shaadi For A Swachh Bharat: Bihar Couple Takes Lifelong Vows Of Cleanliness As They Enter A New Phase In Their Lives
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Swachh Shaadi For A Swachh Bharat: Bihar Couple Takes Lifelong Vows Of Cleanliness As They Enter A New Phase In Their Lives

This Bihar couple is spreading the message of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in their own unique way ...
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Women And Children Lead Sanitation Movement In Piprasi In Champaran To Make It Bihar’s Only ODF Block
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Women And Children Lead Sanitation Movement In Piprasi In Champaran To Make It Bihar’s First ODF Block

Piprasi in Bihar, the first open defecation free block in the state, achieved the mammoth task of eradicating open defecation in mere 56 days, in 2016 ...
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Back To An Uncertain Future: In Bihar’s Gaya, A Water Crisis Has Led People To Go Back To Open Defecation

The sudden water crisis in the district has halted Gaya’s plans of becoming the first ODF district in Bihar ...
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It Is Never Too Late To Change: Bihar’s Tetri Devi Sells Her Cow To Build A Toilet At Home
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It Is Never Too Late To Change: Bihar’s Tetri Devi Sells Her Cow To Build A Toilet At Home

Meet Tetri Devi from Bihar who after 60 years of living without a toilet fought against all odds to construct a toilet at home ...
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Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit And Anushka Sharma Lend Support To #ChaloChamparan Campaign To Improve Bihar’s Swachh Performance
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Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit And Anushka Sharma Lend Support To #ChaloChamparan Campaign To Improve Bihar’s Swachh Performance

The aim of the Champaran Satyagraha is to urge more and more people to join the swachh cause across 38 districts of Bihar, which has so far done poorly in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with just 45% of its people having access to toilets after four years of the campaign ...
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Chalo Champaran: 20,000 Swachhagrahis In Bihar Will Educate People To Construct Toilets At Home
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Chalo Champaran: 20,000 Swachhagrahis In Bihar Will Educate People To Construct Toilets At Home

April 10 will mark the end of the centenary year celebrations of the Champaran Satyagraha with a grand event that will see PM Modi addressing 20,000 swachhagrahis who will be joining people of Bihar for a week to motivate them to construct toilets ...
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Bihar To Turn Open Defecation Free State By 2019: Minister

Under Lohia Swachhta scheme, the state government provides Rs 12,000 as an incentive directly to beneficiaries for construction individual toilets ...
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