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Jharkhand Tells Its Women To Break The Silence Around Periods And Be Healthy Through A New Campaign
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Jharkhand Tells Its Women To Break The Silence Around Periods And Be Healthy Through A New Campaign

As Menstrual Hygiene Day was celebrated on May 28, the state government of Jharkhand has decided to run a state-level campaign to spread awareness among men and women about health and sanitation issues around menstruation ...
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Mission Menstrual Hygiene: Jharkhand’s 'Garima Fauj' Is Fighting Myths About Menstruation
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Mission Menstrual Hygiene: Jharkhand’s ‘Garima Fauj’ Is Fighting Myths About Menstruation

Garima Abhiyan, a district-wide campaign launched by the district administration in Simdega district, Jharkhand - is counseling people to break the taboo associated with menstruation ...
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Sunita Devi has trained over 400 women to construct toilets
Jharkhand Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special

Defying Gender Problems And Open Defecation, Sunita Devi From Jharkhand Is Training Women To Build Toilets

90 per cent of the women in Udaypura, a village in Jharkhand used to defecate in the open before 2018. Today, every woman in the village has access to a toilet, thanks to 29-year-old Sunita Devi ...
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This Holiday Season, Jharkhand’s Capital City Aims At Keeping Its Tourist Sites Plastic Free
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This Holiday Season, Jharkhand’s Capital City Aims At Keeping Its Tourist Sites Plastic Free

In a bid to curb plastic pollution in major tourist sites in and around Ranchi, the State tourism department has banned use and throw plastic items and deployed 93 ‘Paryatak Mitras’ (Friends of Tourists) who will be aided by policemen by at seven tourist sites to keep a watch at the litterbugs ...
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Delhi Commission For Women Seeks Explanation From Delhi Authorities Over Non-Functional Toilets In The City
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CM Raghubar Das Declares Jharkhand ODF, One Year Before State’s Swachh Target. Here’s The Success Story

Jharkhand was not always a good performer in Swachh Bharat Mission, but over the last one year, the state has done a lot to fulfill its swachh dream ...
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15

From mere 28 per cent of sanitation coverage in 2014 to 100 per cent now, Jharkhand has come a long way in achieving the swachh bharat abhiyan goals ...
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Jharkhand To Become Open Defecation Free By November 15: Uma Bharti

Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti on Sunday announced that Jharkhand would become open defecation free by November 15 owing to the current sanitation growth of the state ...
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Swachh pandal competition will be held during Durga Puja from October 15-19 in Ranchi, Jharkhand
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Swachh Pandal Competition In Ranchi To Ensure A Waste-Free Durga Puja

150 Durga pandals in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi will be judged on different cleanliness parameters like waste management and swachhta awareness strategies ...
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Jharkhand Swachh Report Card

Swachh Report Card: As Rural Jharkhand Inches Towards An ODF Status, Urban Jharkhand Kickstarts Its ODF Plus Journey

After four years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, all the urban local bodies in Jharkhand and 94 per cent of the rural areas in the state have been declared open defecation free ...
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Five More Districts Of Jharkhand Go ODF, Sanitation Coverage Increases From 16 Per Cent To 96 Per Cent

Districts of Dhanbad, Khunti, Bokaro, Sahibganj and Purbi Singhbhum in Jharkhand were declared open defecation free by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on September 27. The state aims to declare itself ODF on the fourth anniversary of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2 ...
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Jharkhand began its focus on GOBAR-DHAN scheme
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Jharkhand Begins Focus On GOBAR-DHAN Scheme, With CM Raghubar Das Encouraging The Manufacture And Use Of Biogas

Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that the people of Jharkhand should turn the GOBAR-DHAN scheme into a movement, just as they have done with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ...
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Human Waste Turned Into Manure Is Being Used For Farming: A Success Story From Jharkhand

The elderly lady attributes the size and yield of the onion (better than previous years) to use of twin pit manure ...
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