34-year-old Lomas Dhungel, a school teacher, has sponsored education of five children
Sikkim Waste Warriors Of India

A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste

Lomas Dhungel from Makha village in East Sikkim and his students are generating revenue from book covers made from plastic waste and books made from old papers. So far, they have sponsored education of five students ...
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Northeast India’s Success In Improving Rural Sanitation Yet To Be Replicated In Its Urban Areas

Improvement of sanitation facilities in rural areas has made Northeast India one of the best performing regions in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, though the urban performance is yet to reach the scale of success witnessed by rural Northeast India ...
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There Is More To Sikkim Than The First State To Be ODF – Here’s How The State Is Truly Going Swachh

A tough mountainous terrain, notwithstanding, Sikkim has emerged as one of India’s environmental leaders - be it in tackling open defecation, plastic and air pollution or waste management ...
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir becomes ODF
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With Open Defecation In Its Rural Areas Eradicated Years Back, Sikkim’s Urban Areas Are Also ODF Now

All 53 urban local bodies in Sikkim have been declared ODF as more than 70 public and community toilets have been built since Swachh Bharat Abhiyan began ...
Northeast India sanitation report card
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Rural Improvement But Urban Lag In Northeast’s Performance

Northeastern states of India have progressed slowly but steadily in improving rural sanitation coverage in three years since the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan began, but urban sanitation in most of the region’s states is yet to witness similar success ...
Sikkim Waste Management

This Sikkim School’s Waste Management Initiatives Have Influenced Teachers, Students And Parents Alike To Practice Segregation and Recycling

Sikkim has been an ideal example of a clean state as it successfully eradicated open defecation and banned plastic before these issues were taken up at the national level ...