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Kumbh Special News Sanitation Uttar Pradesh

Swachh Kumbh: Union Minister Uma Bharti Addresses Swachhagrahi Sammelan, Reviews Sanitation Arrangements In Prayagraj

Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti visited Prayagraj for the 2019 Kumbh Mela to review the sanitation arrangements made by the Uttar Pradesh government and interact with the 1,500 swachhagrahis working day and night to ensure cleanliness ...
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News Open Defecation Free Sanitation

Swachh Bharat Mission Well On Track To Achieve ODF India, Says Ministry After A Survey Suggests Data Gap

After a RICE study suggested the SBM data to be inaccurate at ground level, SBM issued a statement highlighting the gaps in the survey ...
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News Sanitation

Find The Nearest Toilet: More Than 33,000 Public Toilets Across 835 Cities Have Been Mapped On Google Maps

You can find nearest public toilet across 835 Indian cities by typing “SBM Toilet” on Google maps or the Google search bar ...
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Andhra Pradesh News Sanitation

The Temple Town Of Tirupati Imposes Fine On Open Urination, Collects Rs. 20,000 From About 200 Men

To tackle the issue of open urination, Municipal Corporation of Tirupati has imposed a fine of Rs. 100 against the practice ...
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Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee
News Sanitation

Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee

The Railway Convention Committee (RCC), a parliamentary panel, in its latest report sought a mechanism for the effective use and management of the bacteria meant to be used in the bio-toilets that are replacing earlier "hole-in-the-floor" toilets in trains ...
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Andhra Pradesh News Sanitation Waste Management

Andhra Pradesh’s Narsapuram Gets Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant For Safe Treatment Of Human Waste

As per the Narsapuram municipal chairperson Pasupuleti Ratnamala, the sanitation service levels in the town were far below the prescribed norms prior to the Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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Kerala News Sanitation

Kerala’s Cannanore Gets The First Transgender Public Toilet Of The State

The Cannanore Cantonment Board decided to dedicate the public toilet to transgender as a welfare initiative for the community ...
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News Punjab Sanitation

Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!

The Ludhiana Police Commisionerate has signed an MoU with Bharti Foundation to build separate toilets for women in 40 police stations throughout the city ...
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Open Defecation Free Sanitation

PM Modi Defines His Commitment To The Environment As Part Of Indian Culture

PM Modi’s statement comes after a Twitter user shared a video of his speech where he can be heard elaborating on the country’s leap towards clean energy ...
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Amitabh Bachchan Fulfils Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines
Maharashtra Manual Scavenging News Sanitation

Amitabh Bachchan Fulfills Promise Made On #Mere10Guz Cleanathon Of Donating Sewer Cleaning Machines

Amitabh Bachchan has donated sewer cleaning machines and one truck machine that can clean sewers and help fight the inhumane practice of manual scavenging ...
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Sanitation World Toilet Day

World Toilet Summit 2018: Swachh Bharat Ambassador Akshay Kumar Talks About The Need For Clean Toilets

On World Toilet Day, Actor Akshay Kumar talked about the impact of movies in spreading awareness about Swachh Bharat Mission and the importance of toilets for maintaining sanitation and hygiene ...
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News Sanitation World Toilet Day

Lack Of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children In Danger: Report

A new study by the charity WaterAid has noted that children at one in three schools lack access to proper toilets and lack of proper sanitation puts millions of children around the world in danger of diarrhea ...
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