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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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Haryana Open Defecation Free Sanitation Women's Day Special

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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Manual Scavenging Sanitation

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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News Sanitation Waste Management

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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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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