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Odisha to spend Rs 5,000 crore to plant two crore saplings on the banks of Mahanadi
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To Rejuvenate Odisha’s Lifeline Mahanadi River, State To Plant 2 Crore Saplings In Over 1000 Villages

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Green Mahanadi Mission on July 24 to end soil erosion and recharge groundwater reserves of Mahanadi river ...
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Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Announces Plastic Ban In The State From Gandhi Jayanti
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Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Announces Plastic Ban In The State From Gandhi Jayanti

From October 2, Odisha aims to embark on the plastic-free mission, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced a plastic ban to be implemented in phases through the state over a period of two years ...
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Centre Urges Odisha To Spread The Clean India Message During Rath Yatra
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Centre Urges Odisha To Spread The Clean India Message During Rath Yatra

In a bid to improve Odisha’s swachh performance, centre has urged the state government to officially declare Rath Yatra this year as Swachh Rath Yatra ...
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Suniel Shetty, Shreyas Talpade and Remo D'souza requested Berhampur residents to maintain cleanliness
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Berhampur In Odisha Taps Bollywood Personalities To Push Its ODF Cause

Launched in May 2018, ‘Mission ODF Berhampur’ seeks to make the city open defecation free by the end of this year ...
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The forest administration is buying bottles from shopkeepers and residents
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Forest Department Buying Plastic Bottles From People In Koraput, Odisha

The Forest Department has been buying unused plastic bottles from people and business establishments to reuse them ...
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On World Environment Day 2018, A Big ‘Plastic’ Sand Turtle Installation Sends A Message Of #BeatPlasticPollution At Odisha’s Puri Beach
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On World Environment Day 2018, A Big ‘Plastic’ Sand Turtle Installation Sends A Message Of #BeatPlasticPollution At Odisha’s Puri Beach

On World Environment Day, Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a first biggest sand sculpture of a Turtle at Odisha's Puri Beach with plastic bottles to spread awareness on this year's theme - #BeatPlasticPollution ...
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Odisha Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To Declare The State ODF By December 2018
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Odisha Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To Declare The State ODF By December 2018

In four years since the launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Odisha’s sanitation coverage has risen from 11.75 per cent in 2014 to 55.06 per cent in 2018 ...
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Bhubaneswar station plastic bottle recycle machine
Odisha Plastic Waste

Dump Plastic Bottle In Recycling Machine And Win Mobile Talk Time At Bhubaneswar Railway Station

The recycling machines installed have the ability to shred plastic from bottles which can later be used for multiple purposes ...
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Despite Building Over 33 Lakh Toilets, Why Is Odisha Struggling To Meet Open Defecation Free Target By October 2019?

Despite over 3 years since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Odisha’s sanitation coverage remains woefully low at 50.75% with only Deogarh district having achieved the ODF status ...
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Odisha Aims To Cover 100% Of Its Households With Toilet By End Of 2018: Official

More than 6 lakh household toilets have been constructed in Odisha in 2017-18 and the sanitation coverage of the state stands at 51% ...
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‘Will Not Come Home For Makar Sankranti, If There Is No Toilet At Home’, A Message From Schoolgirls In Andhra Pradesh To Their Parents
Menstrual Hygiene News Odisha

Ahead Of International Women’s Day, Odisha Government Launches ‘Khushi’ Scheme To Provide Free Sanitary Pads To 17 Lakh Students

Odisha through scheme Khushi aims to provide good menstrual hygiene care to women of the state. It will provide free sanitary napkins to 17 lakh girls studying in Classes 6 to 12 in government and government-aided schools ...
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Toilets in Bhubaneswar
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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Takes Stock Of City’s Public Toilets With A Month-Long Toilet Repairing Drive

The month-long drive is expected to help the civic body understand why open defecation continues in parts of Bhubaneswar despite doubling of the number of public toilets since last year ...
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