World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day 2020: India Achieved Goal Of Having Toilets In Every House 11 Years Before Target, Says Jal Shakti Minister

World Toilet Day 2020: India Achieved Goal Of Having Toilets In Every House 11 Years Before Target, Says Jal Shakti Minister

On World Toilet Day 2020, Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said India achieved United Nations' sustainable development goal of having toilets in every house by 2030 in 2019 only ...
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To Eliminate Manual Scavenging, Promote Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Centre Launches ‘Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge’ In 243 Cities

To Eliminate Manual Scavenging, Promote Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Centre Launches ‘Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge’ In 243 Cities

According to Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge aims to ensure that no life of any sewer or septic tank cleaner is ever lost again owing to the issue of hazardous cleaning ...
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With Messages Of Hopes And Progress Towards Sanitation, World Toilet Day 2020 Found Ample Support Among Citizens

With Messages Of Hopes And Progress Towards Sanitation, World Toilet Day 2020 Found Ample Support Among Citizens

Resonating with this year’s theme of ‘Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change’, politicians, celebrities, organisations and other netizens took to social media on the occasion of World Toilet Day to urge people to adopt good sanitation and toilet habits ...
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World Toilet Day 2020: Jack Sim, Founder Of World Toilet Organisation And Mark Balla, Author, Talk About The Importance Of Hygiene During COVID Pandemic

World Toilet Day 2020: Jack Sim, Founder Of World Toilet Organisation And Mark Balla, Author, Talk About The Importance Of Hygiene During COVID Pandemic

November 19 marks World Toilet Day, it is a day to motivate and mobilise millions around the world on issues of sanitation. As the world observes the day, we speak to toilet warriors - Jack Sim, Founder Of World Toilet Organisation and Mark Balla, Author to know about the importance of hygiene and sanitation ...
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India Strengthens Its Resolve Of ‘Toilet For All’ On World Toilet Day, Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India Strengthens Its Resolve Of ‘Toilet For All’ On World Toilet Day, Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Building toilets as part of his government's 'Swachh Bharat' programme has brought tremendous health benefits along with dignity, especially to women, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
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World Toilet Day 2020: Next Biggest Challenge For India Is To Sustain The ODF Tag And Move Towards Solid Waste Management And Uplift The Status Of Sanitation Workers, Says Experts

World Toilet Day 2020: Next Biggest Challenge For India Is To Sustain The ODF Tag, Says Experts

World Toilet Day 2020: What is the way forward for India beyond the open defecation free (ODF) tag, experts say an urgent need to focus on waste management ...
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This Work Has Given Me An Identity: Shalini, A Transgender And A Caretaker Of Community Toilets In A Telangana Locality

This Work Has Given Me An Identity: Shalini, A Transgender And A Caretaker Of Community Toilets In A Telangana Locality

As India celebrates World Toilet Day on November 19, it is important to recognise – the struggles of sanitation workers and appreciate their crucial role in improving sanitation and hygiene, NDTV speaks with one such champion of sanitation - 34-year-old Shalini ...
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World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change

World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change

World Toilet Day 2020 calls to make sanitation systems resilient and sustainable as climate change gets worse ...
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5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally

5 Toilet Technologies Best Suited For Waste Management Locally

World Toilet Day 2020: Following five technologies can solve both the problems – sanitation and waste management and achieve the goal of open defecation free plus and ODF plus plus under Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 ...
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Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively

Eco-friendly Toilets Can Eradicate Open Defecation And Help Manage Waste Effectively

World Toilet Day 2020: Twin leach pit, toilet technology promoted by the government to eradicate open defecation and manage waste, is not suitable for high water table, flood prone, and rocky areas. Here are the two other technologies that one can adopt ...
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Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years

Meet 55-Year-Old WASH Warrior From Trichy Who Built Over 6 Lakh Toilets In Last 33 Years

55-year-old S. Damodaran founded NGO Gramalya in 1987 that helped in the implementation of all sanitation programmes of central government, from the Central Rural Sanitation Programme in the mid-80s to the Swachh Bharat Mission, in Southern states of the country ...
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Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The 'Twin Pit' Toilet Technology

Promoted Under The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, A User Assesses The ‘Twin Pit’ Toilet Technology

World Toilet Day 2020: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission - Gramin, the government promoted the construction of twin pit toilets and even provided subsidy, but does this toilet technology live up to its promise? ...
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