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Three More West Bengal Districts To Be Declared Open Defecation Free
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Three More West Bengal Districts To Be Declared Open Defecation Free

West Bengal has done well to improve both its rural and urban sanitation scenario and will add three more districts to its already existing list of seven open defecation free districts, by the end of October ...
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West Bengal Shows Improvement In Sanitation Coverage

West Bengal has made considerable progress to take its rural sanitation coverage to 90.98 per cent and may successfully meet its internal deadline of going completely ODF by August 2018 ...
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With 76 Towns And Cities Already Open Defecation Free, West Bengal Aims To Reach The 100% Mark By The End Of This Year

76 of West Bengal’s towns and cities have been declared open defecation free, as West Bengal gears up to meet its ODF target by August 2018 ...
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As Its Sole Landfill Runs Out Of Life, Kolkata’s Civic Body Announces Tax Benefits For People Who Segregate Waste
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As Its Sole Landfill Runs Out Of Life, Kolkata’s Civic Body Announces Tax Benefits For People Who Segregate Waste

With the only landfill in the city on the verge of collapse and unable to take in anymore waste, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation will give tax incentives to people who segregate and compost waste inside their residential premises ...
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A 21-Year-Old Is Bringing In Positive Change In Kolkata’s Public Toilets By Making Them Transgender-Friendly

While the Centre has allowed transgender people to use either male or female toilets as per their choice, the community is still often not allowed access to public toilets ...
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Wetlands Become A Subject Of Studies At IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University Of Pennsylvania
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Wetlands Become A Subject Of Studies At IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University Of Pennsylvania

A joint team of IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University of Pennsylvania will study the wetlands of Kolkata which are shrinking in size ...
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Kolkata’s Natural Cleansing Wetlands Under Threat: Experts
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Kolkata’s Natural Cleansing Wetlands Under Threat: Experts

The West Bengal government plans to build a Rs 600-crore flyover which will hamper East Kolkata Wetlands ...
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