Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir

The Clean Jammu Clean Tawi programme aims to increase awareness on waste management
Jammu & Kashmir News Waste Management

‘Clean Jammu-Clean Tawi’ Programme Begins, With Focus On Increasing Awareness On Cleanliness And Waste Management

The campaign will focus on creating awareness related to waste management and disposal in Jammu, and sensitise people on the benefits of managing waste properly
More 0
To Fight Open Defecation In Her Village, 87-Year-Old Woman From Jammu And Kashmir Is Building A Toilet All By Herself
Jammu & Kashmir News

To Fight Open Defecation In Her Village, 87-Year-Old Woman From Jammu And Kashmir Is Building A Toilet All By Herself

87-year-old Rakkhi from Jammu and Kashmir's village said earlier she had no idea about the ill-effects of defecating in the open, but now she wants to make sure people of her village build and use toilets
More 0
No Toilet, No Salary Government Employees In This Jammu And Kashmir District To Bear The Brunt For No Toilet At Home
Jammu & Kashmir News

No Toilet, No Salary: Government Employees In This Jammu And Kashmir District To Bear The Brunt For No Toilet At Home

Under the ‘Sauchalay Banao Aur Salary Pao’ initiative, salaries of around 643 government employees residing in Kishtwar district have been blocked for not having a toilet at home
More 0
Jammu & Kashmir News Plastic Waste

Jammu And Kashmir Government Declares Tourist Destinations In Valley, Ladakh ‘No Polythene’ Zones

The state government has banned the use of non-biodegradable plastic items in all tourist spots and resorts in Valley and Ladakh
More 0
In A First, Kerala Government Launches She Pad Scheme To Improve Menstrual Hygiene
Jammu & Kashmir News

Inspired By Real Padman, Women In Jammu And Kashmir Make Low Cost Sanitary Napkins

Seven Self-Help Group members from Ghaghwal, Jammu and Kashmir were trained at Arunachalam Muruganantham's pad-making facility in Coimbatore
More 0
Jammu & Kashmir News Waste Management

Jammu And Kashmir High Court Bans Plastic To Curb Environmental Degradation

The absence of a proper waste treatment plant in cities like Jammu and Srinagar have aggravated Jammu and Kashmir’s waste problem
More 0
Dal Lake in Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir Lakes Of India News

‘Global Agency’ Needed To Help Protect Dying Dal Lake, Say Authorities

Continuous flow of untreated sewage and waste is killing off Dal Lake’s once crystal clear water as conventional cleaning methods have failed to provide results
More 0
Jammu and Kashmir has built over 1 lakh toilets in 15 days
Jammu & Kashmir News

Once A Swachh Underperformer, Jammu and Kashmir Builds 1.22 Lakh Toilets In 15 Days To Up Its Sanitation Coverage to 60 Per Cent

By building 1 lakh toilets in merely 15 days, Jammu and Kashmir surpassed the number of toilets built in the first two years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
More 1
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2017 Target: Government To Declare 300 Districts Open Defecation Free By End Of This Year
Jammu & Kashmir Swachh Warriors

Class 10 Girl’s Hunger Strike For Toilet In Jammu And Kashmir Inspires 35 Students To Stage A Protest Against Open Defecation

14-year-old Nisha Kumari in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district ended her 48-hour fast only after the local administration started constructing toilet in her house
More 0
Jammu & Kashmir Swachh Warriors

Class 10 Girl From Jammu And Kashmir Goes On Hunger Strike To Fight Against Open Defecation

A class 10 student from Udhampur district sat on a hunger strike to get a toilet at home. Here’s what happened next
More 0
Parameswaran Iyer met J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu & Kashmir News

Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Secretary Parameswaran Iyer Meets Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti To Discuss Sanitation Coverage In State

Sanitation coverage in Jammu and Kashmir has increased from 23 per cent in 2014 to 50 per cent in 2018
More 0
Toilets in India
Features Jammu & Kashmir

In Jammu’s Dansal, A Swachh Turnaround Sees Increase In Sanitation Coverage By 54 Per Cent In Just A Year

Dansal’s turnaround from 6 to 60 per cent sanitation coverage took a year due to the district administration’s active role in promoting and working towards implementation of Swachh Bharat objectives
More 0