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The Delhi High Court is hopeful that DJB's efforts will help in eradication of manual scavenging
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634 Deaths Related To Manual Scavenging Recorded In 25 years: National Commission For Safai Karamcharis

The report released by National Commission for Safai Karamcharis comes in the wake of deaths of five men due to asphyxiation after they entered a sewage treatment plant at a housing complex in West Delhi's Moti Nagar on September 9 ...
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Central Government Employees Asked To Undertake Cleanliness Drive In Office Premises
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Central Government Employees Asked To Undertake Cleanliness Drive In Office Premises

As part of 'Swachhata hi Seva' movement launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15, central government employees have been asked to contribute six hours of 'shramdaan' (labour) for clean-up activities ...
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Sachin Tendulkar Celebrates Green Ganesh Chaturthi, Opts For Ganpati Visarjan At Home
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Sachin Tendulkar Celebrates Green Ganesh Chaturthi, Opts For Ganpati Visarjan At Home

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi in an eco-friendly way, asks his fans to go green and opt for eco-friendly idols and do the idol immersion either at home or in an artificial ponds ...
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Delhi’s New Park Made Of Waste Material From Metro Construction
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Swachh-Themed Slogan Competition: Delhi Metro Passengers Here’s Your Chance To Participate In Swachhata Hi Seva

With an aim to involve passengers in keeping Delhi's metro stations clean, the authorities will organise online slogan competition from September 20-26 on the theme of 'Clean Metro, Clean Delhi' ...
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Waste Management The new project in Delhi will convert 10 lakh litres of sewage into clean water
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Project To Convert Barapullah Drain’s Sewage Into Clean Water, Biofuel Launched In Delhi

The first-of-its-kind technology, which will be set up in Delhi, will recover carbon from Barapullah drain’s sewage and convert it into biofuel. The plant will also convert sewage into clean water ...
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Railway Minister Inaugurates Indian Tourism Mart, Says Cleanliness Drives By Government Will Boost Tourism
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Railway Minister Inaugurates Indian Tourism Mart, Says Cleanliness Drives By Government Will Boost Tourism

The Railway Minister said efforts made by the government towards cleanliness in the past four years would boost tourism in India as major concerns for tourists visiting the country are electricity, cleanliness and pollution ...
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NGT Directs Panel To Look Into Effluents Discharge By Insecticides India In Alwar
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NGT Directs Panel To Look Into Effluents Discharge By Insecticides India In Alwar

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board to look into the issue of discharge of effluent by agro-chemical firm Insecticides India in Rajasthan's Alwar district ...
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Swachhata Hi Seva: Jammu And Kashmir Declared Open Defecation Free By Governor Satya Pal Malik
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Swachhata Hi Seva: Jammu And Kashmir Declared Open Defecation Free By Governor Satya Pal Malik

The governor congratulated the state administration for its efforts and launched the "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign for public awareness and involvement of community ...
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Plastic Crisis: More Than 20 Sea Turtles Killed In Less Than 2 Months From Plastic Wraps In Thailand
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Plastic Crisis: More Than 20 Sea Turtles Killed In Less Than 2 Months From Plastic Wraps In Thailand

Turtles were found dead with plastic or pieces of fish net wrapped around their necks or legs prompting Thai Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to launch "Beat Plastic Pollution: If you can't reuse it, refuse it" campaign in June this year ...
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PM Narendra Modi Hails Versova Beach Warrior Afroz Shah For His Dedication Towards Swachh Bharat Mission
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PM Narendra Modi Hails Versova Beach Warrior Afroz Shah For His Dedication Towards Swachh Bharat Mission

Mumbai’s Versova beach clean-up led by Afroz Shah which is into its 152nd week, got PM Modi’s appreciation as he launched the 15-day Swachhata Hi Seva initiative to give an impetus to the Swachh Bharat Mission agenda ...
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Delhi Signs MoU With Seoul On Environment, Transport, Solid Waste Management And Other Things
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Delhi Signs MoU With Seoul On Environment, Transport, Solid Waste Management And Other Things

On a three-day trip to South Korea, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and said that Delhi needs to learn a lot from Seoul about an efficient public transport system ...
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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Hails Swachh Bharat Abhiyan As 'People’s Movement'
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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Hails Swachh Bharat Abhiyan As ‘People’s Movement’

In a blog post on September 15, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley wrote about government's ambitious Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and how it has turned into a people's movement ...
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