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Bihar Gets Its First Solid Waste Processing Site

Inaugurated in Muzaffarpur district, it is the first city in Bihar to set-up a fully functional waste processing site and the only city in the whole of north India to have above 70 per cent waste segregation at source. ...
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Let's Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
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Let’s Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

In a bid to make Bihar open defecation free by October 2, 2019, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar urged citizens to contribute in the cleanliness campaign ...
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Bihar Doubles Rural Sanitation Coverage Within A Year; Needs 34 Lakh Toilets More To Go ODF

From languishing among the worst performing state for the first three years to doubling its sanitation coverage within a year, Bihar’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan progress is a classic turnaround story that gives hope to other states grappling with similar issues ...
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How A 45-Year-Old Visually Challenged Man In Bihar Mobilised People To Construct Toilets And Made His Village ODF

From composing songs on benefits of toilets in his native language to helping his fellow villagers build toilets at home, here’s how Sadhu Manjhi from Fatehpur village in Gaya district of Bihar led the open defecation free movement ...
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Bihar Seeks Help From Mumbai To Implement A State-Wide Plastic Ban Effectively
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Bihar Seeks Help From Mumbai To Implement A State-Wide Plastic Ban Effectively

To learn from Mumbai’s plastic experience, officials from Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) visited the city last week and interacted with senior officials from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ...
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Three districts in Bihar have become ODF within a span of three months
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After A Slow Start, Not One, Two But Three Districts In Bihar Are Now Open Defecation Free

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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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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