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Swachh Amarnath Yatra 2019: 2,850 Toilets, 1,515 Dustbins To Be Installed On The Yatra Route
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Swachh Amarnath Yatra 2019: 2,850 Toilets, 1,515 Dustbins To Be Installed On The Yatra Route

To ensure a clean Amarnath Yatra this year, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has decided to install toilets, baths, and dustbins along the route of the Yatra ...
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Vaishno Devi Pilgrims Can Now Visit The Holy Place Riding Electric Buses Deployed In Jammu City
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Vaishno Devi Pilgrims Can Now Visit The Holy Place Riding Electric Buses Deployed In Jammu City

In line with the Government's aim to promote electrification of public transport and for the comfort of the tourists and pilgrims, Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Department has inducted a fleet of electric buses in Jammu city ...
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In Leh, Tree Plantation Drive To Stem Spike In Pollution
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In Leh, Tree Plantation Drive To Stem Spike In Pollution

People of Phey village, Leh are growing various kinds of trees and vegetation in vacant places in their towns and villages in order to help in protecting the environment which will also add to the income of marginal farmers ...
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Electric Vehicles: In A First, 40 Low-Floor Electric Buses Will Ply On Jammu And Kashmir Roads Soon
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Electric Vehicles: In A First, 40 Low-Floor Electric Buses Will Ply On Jammu And Kashmir Roads Soon

Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) to introduce 20 electric buses in Jammu and Srinagar each by the end of March as part of State’s green mobility initiative ...
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Jammu Airport Bids Adieu To Single-Use Plastic, Declares Itself Free From The Toxic Polluter
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Jammu Airport Bids Adieu To Single-Use Plastic, Declares Itself Free From The Toxic Polluter

The Jammu airport was declared free from the use of single-use plastic items this year on November 1 ...
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Jammu And Kashmir Government To Continue Building Toilets In Urban Areas Even After Going Open Defecation Free
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Jammu And Kashmir Government To Continue Building Toilets In Urban Areas Even After Going Open Defecation Free

Despite going ODF, the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir has asked the implementing agencies to continue building toilets as per the target set under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban ...
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Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF
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Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF

Jammu and Kashmir, has achieved ODF status after four years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, with focus on awareness and public participation ...
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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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The waste dumped at Leh’s Bomb Guard landfill since last 15 years will be treated by the BlackHOLE machine
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A Black Hole For Trash, Is Leh’s Latest Solution To Tackle The Garbage Mountain

Leh district will soon get a ‘BlackHOLE’ machine, which has a capacity of converting one tonne of waste into 20 kilos of dry ash within 24 hours, will treat garbage dumped at Bomb Guard landfill ...
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Dal has shrunken to less than half its original size with its capacity down by 40 per cent
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Jammu And Kashmir Governor N N Vohra To Engage With Professionals, Experts To Revive Dal Lake

Water quality of the Dal lake has deteriorated due to flow of untreated sewage and solid wastes, encroachments of water channels and clogging leading to extensive weed growth of water hyacinth which has emerged as a health hazard ...
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The twin lakes of Dal and Nageen are facing a life battle of high growth of weeds
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Water Pollution: Jammu And Kashmir Government Take Steps To Remove Weeds From Dal, Nageen Lakes

Jammu and Kashmir government will procure weed harvesters, skimmers and amphibious excavators to give a new lease of life to the famous Dal and Nageen lakes battling the menace of weeds ...
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87-Year-Old Woman Becomes Jammu And Kashmir’s Swachh Mascot For Constructing A Toilet All By Herself
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87-Year-Old Woman Becomes Jammu And Kashmir’s Swachh Mascot For Constructing A Toilet All By Herself

Meet the new Swachh Mascot of Jammu and Kashmir, 87-year-old Rakki Devi who to fight open defecation constructed a toilet all by herself as she didn’t have money for the construction ...
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