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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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‘Swachh Betiyan, Swachh Samaj’: Three Friends From Bihar Are On A Mission To Improve State's Menstrual Hygiene
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‘Swachh Betiyan, Swachh Samaj’: Three Friends From Bihar Are On A Mission To Improve State’s Menstrual Hygiene

From setting up first PadBank in Bihar to installing first sanitary napkin vending with incinerator, three friends aim to busts all the myths and taboos associated with menstruation and raise the level of menstrual hygiene in the state ...
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This Is The First Open Defecation Free Block In Bihar
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Woman In Bihar Collects Money Through Begging To Construct A Toilet

Amina Khatoon’s efforts to build a toilet earned her a felicitation from the Supaul district administration ...
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Dream Of Open Defecation Free And A Zero Waste Society Go Hand In Hand In Bihar’s Nalanda District
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Dream Of Open Defecation Free And A Zero Waste Society Go Hand In Hand In Bihar’s Nalanda District

Nalanda district of Bihar has adopted a unique approach of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan under which it ends open defecation in a village and simultaneously makes it waste free ...
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Patna hoping for better rank in Swachh Survekshan 2018
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Never Mind The Previous Poor Rankings, Patna Hopes For Better Performance This Year

The Bihar capital has not performed too well in the previous Swachh Survekshans, but is confident of marginal improvements this time ...
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India’s Top Performer In Swachh Rankings, Madhya Pradesh Lags Behind In Sanitation Coverage With Just 21% Of Rural Area Declared Open Defecation Free
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Teachers In Bihar Asked To Check Open Defecation, Staff Unhappy With The Order

Teachers are already used in number of non-teaching works which burden them, and now the task to check open defecation will not only add to their existing work but is also an insult to their dignity, says, general secretary of Bihar Secondary Teachers' Association ...
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From Nukkad Nataks To Toilet Thela, Bihar Gears Up For World Toilet Day To Improve Its Swachh Ranking
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From Nukkad Nataks To Toilet Mela, Bihar Gears Up For World Toilet Day To Improve Its Swachh Ranking

To up state’s sanitation quotient, Bihar is using the occasion of World Toilet Day and organising various activities in a bid to educate people on why having a toilet at home is necessary ...
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