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This Is How Amitabh Bachchan Has Been Leading The Cause Of Swachh And Swasth Bharat
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‘Only A Swachh India Can Become A Swasth Bharat,’ Amitabh Bachchan On Supporting The Clean India Cause

As the Bollywood’s ‘angry young man’ celebrates his 77th birthday, let’s look back at how Amitabh Bachchan has been at the forefront of spreading awareness regarding health and sanitation ...
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Top UNICEF Official Praises Swacch Bharat Programme As 'Game-Changer'
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Top UNICEF Official Praises Swacch Bharat Programme As ‘Game-Changer’

UNICEF India's Sanitation (WASH) chief Nicolas Osbert lauded Swachh Bharat Mission and said that the initiative has brought a positive impact on the behavior of the people which was missing from the previous sanitation efforts ...
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Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet
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Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet

Vaitarna Ashramshala school in Nashik, which did not have a functional toilet for their female students and teachers, now has a unique toilet made of discarded plastic bottles and bamboo ...
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As 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Turns Two, Bhumi Pednekar Expresses Pride For Her On-Ground Work
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As ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Turns Two, Bhumi Pednekar Expresses Pride For Her On-Ground Work

Celebrating the two years of her film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, actress Bhumi Pednekar shared a post on social media about her initiatives to help a school in Madhya Pradesh have fully functional toilets ...
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States Can Use Toilet Technology They Consider Better, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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States Free To Choose Toilet Technology Best Suited For Waste Disposal: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that the government does not promote a particular technology and so states and Union Territories can choose appropriate toilet technology for safe disposal of human excreta ...
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Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India
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Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India

Ahead of elections 2019, the public policy institute has recommended that all the political parties must focus on urban sanitation not only in terms of building toilets but also on proper feacal waste management ...
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Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation ...
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today ...
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Interim Budget 2019: Building Toilets Is Laudable But Waste Needs To Be Managed Effectively, Say Experts

While the government gives credit to the people for making Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a national movement, experts have raised concerns over some important factors like waste management that needs urgent attention ...
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Four State-Run Companies To Help Make Tripura Open Defecation Free State
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Four State-Run Companies To Help Make Tripura Open Defecation Free State

To support Tripura Government’s efforts to make the state open defecation free (ODF) soon, four companies under Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry will give Rs. 80 crore to the state government to construct individual household toilets ...
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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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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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