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Ranaram Bishnoi single-handedly stopped the march of the desert by planting trees
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Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert

Ranaram Bishnoi from Ekalkhori village near Jodhpur has planted more than 50,000 variety of plants, converting a sand dune into a green garden ...
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Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Years Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues
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Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Year Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues

The Royal Family of Jaisalmer organised an awareness programme in partnership with Global Citizen India, Manganiar tribe and other residents of the fort to create awareness on the degrading condition of the fort and to engage the people, especially the youth in taking the initiative to save the fort ...
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Inaugurates Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Inaugurates Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project

Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project aims to reduce pollution, create green spaces and treat 170 million litres of sewerage water every day, told Tata Projects Limited officials adding that the river front project has jogging tracks along its banks ...
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Swachh Report Card: Open Defecation Free Rajasthan Faces Challenge Of Ensuring Hundred Per Cent Toilet Usage

Rural and urban areas in Rajasthan were declared ODF in 2018, but the state will need to ensure all toilets built are actually used by people for the true goals of Swachh Bharat Mission to be accomplished ...
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A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free
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A Farmer In Rajasthan Builds 780 Toilets In 35 Days To Make His Village Open Defecation Free

When Manilal Rana started the campaign of toilet construction in his village there were 280 toilets, today there are 780 toilets and the village has been declared open defecation free (ODF) ...
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Over 200 public toilets in Jaipur have resulted in the city becoming ODF
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Jaipur Celebrates As City’s Open Defecation Free Status Gets Official Stamp Of Approval

Over 18,000 individual household toilets and 200 public and community toilets have been built in Jaipur in four years, resulting in the city attaining open defecation free status ...
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Air Pollution: Increasing green cover in northwestern parts of the country can help reduce dust pollution in Delhi according to a report
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Rajasthan, Gujarat Can Reduce Dust Pollution Through Afforestation Of Marginal Lands: TERI

Considering that dust in Delhi mainly comes from northwestern parts of the country, increasing the green cover in states likes Gujarat and Rajasthan will reduce the overall dust pollution in the capital ...
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The new campaign in Rajasthan will aim to break taboos around menstruation
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Menstrual Hygiene: Rajasthan’s New Campaign Encourages Women To Break Menstruation Taboos

From educating women about hygienic practices during periods to investing in research and development of low cost sanitary pads, Rajasthan government's new initiative covers it all ...
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‘Paper Is World’s Third Largest Polluter,’ Says This 43-Year-Old Who Recycles Waste Paper Into Utility Items
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‘Paper Is World’s Third Largest Polluter,’ Says This 43-Year-Old Who Recycles Waste Paper Into Utility Items

Meet Neerja Palisetty from Jaipur who took 17 years to work towards her dream and create magic with waste paper and recycle it into cloth ...
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National Green Tribunal
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Pollution In Pali River: NGT Summons District Collector

The green court on Wednesday called the Rajasthan's Pali district collector for the pollution caused in Bandi river due to textile industries and asked him to explain the steps taken by the corporation to curb the pollution issue ...
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Old Laptops, Phones Can Make You Money - Rajasthan Government To Buy E-Waste For Recycling Purposes
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Old Laptops, Phones Can Make You Money – Rajasthan Government To Buy E-Waste For Recycling Purposes

In a welcoming move, Rajasthan’s government has decided to deal with the mounting problem of e-waste and plastic generation in the state through an innovative solution ...
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