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60 schools and selected slums in Visakhapatnam, Pune and Dehradun will help children adopt effective and safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices through the ‘Urban WASH – Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ project ...
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International Day Of The Girl Child: More Toilets = More Skilled 'Girl Force'

International Day Of The Girl Child: More Toilets = More Skilled ‘Girl Force’

Lack of educational opportunities and barriers in completing 12 years of schooling for girls is costing countries anywhere between $15 trillion and $30 trillion dollars, says a World Bank report published in July 2018 ...
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Stepping into its fourth year, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has achieved significant milestones in both the rural and urban front, though it will take more than five years to achieve and sustain cleanliness all over the country ...
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Despite slight improvement in treating malnutrition in Amravat's Melghat, over 400 children continue to die every year ...
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To celebrate a cleaner and greener Ganesh Chaturthi, ditch the use of traditional Plaster of Paris Ganesh Idols and opt for these eco-friendly alternatives ...
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From restoring water tables to mobilise community participation in water management, Nirma Bora is the Policy Research and Advocacy Officer at WaterAid believes talks about the how water scarcity in towns of Shimla and Mussoorie could have been averted or delayed ...
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In Maharashtra’s Malegaon, improved sanitation status has ensured that the city is comfortably moving towards becoming diarrhoea free ...
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Sanitation and hygiene programmes in schools can be utilised to sensitise individuals who can make broader impact on their communities ...
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Clean Morna Mission was launched in January and within six months this people’s movement has made it to the Golden Book of World Records, an international book of records, for the largest public participation in river cleaning ...
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Tanay Panpalia shares an unusual incident of his life when he learned the many dangers of indiscriminate use of plastic and hopes that with Maharashtra Plastic Ban things take a better turn in future ...
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While majority of the people in Mumbai are aware of the plastic ban, some sections like vegetable vendors, street hawkers are struggling to switch from plastic to biodegradable items. Is the capital city OF Maharashtra ready to set an example for other cities to follow? ...
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Will Pune be able to make a green switch on June 23, the day when Maharashtra state-wide #PlasticBan come in to effect? ...
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