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In Bengaluru, 10-Foot-High Froth At Bellandur Lake After All-Nighter Rain

In Bengaluru, 10-Foot-High Froth At Bellandur Lake After All-Nighter Rain

In July, the sewage-filled froth of Bellandur lake travelled all the way to neighbouring Kolar district and reached a 1,400-crore water project. ...
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Tamil Nadu Set To Declare Its Urban And Rural Areas Open Defecation Free This Gandhi Jayanti

31 of 32 districts and 490 out of 654 urban local bodies in Tamil have been declared free from open defecation under Swachh Bharat Mission. The state is likely to make the ODF declaration officially on October 2 ...
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Air Pollution: NGT Refuses To Review Order Directing CPCB To Monitor Action Plan

Air Pollution: NGT Refuses To Review Order Directing CPCB To Monitor Action Plan

The tribunal was hearing a plea seeking review of its order directing Central Pollution Control Board to monitor the implementation of Graded Response Action Plan to combat different levels of air pollution ...
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Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana

Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana

The plea received by National Green Tribunal alleged violation of pollution and waste management norms by the industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods ...
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Noida Authority To Start 'Seeti Bajao' Campaign From Wednesday To Make Noida ODF By Oct 2

Noida Authority To Start ‘Seeti Bajao’ Campaign From Wednesday To Make Noida ODF By October 2

The campaign that will continue till October 2 has roped in 135 workers of NGO Adarsh Seva Samiti who will be raising awareness against open defecation ...
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Menstrual Hygiene: 14 Public Toilets In South Delhi Markets Are Now Providing Sanitary Pads From Vending Machines

Menstrual Hygiene: 14 Public Toilets In South Delhi Markets Are Now Providing Sanitary Pads From Vending Machines

Women can now get sanitary napkins at a subsidised rate from vending machines installed at 14 public toilets in South Delhi markets, the area's civic body said on Monday ...
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Swachh Report Card: Can Punjab Become ODF By October?

With rural Punjab’s open defecation free status complete, urban parts of the state to join the ODF list by October ...
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Ganesh Chaturthi Pune residents immersed 33,730 idols into artificial tanks instead of the Mula-Mutha river

Ganesh Chaturthi Aftermath: Pune Diverts 120 Tonnes Of Waste From Going Into The Mula-Mutha River

Volunteers and ragpickers in Pune came forward and diverted 97 tonnes of immersion waste like flowers, leaves, decorations and 24 tonnes of dry waste from being discarded into the river Mula-Mutha on two of the immersion days ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Open Defecation Free Gujarat Still Needs Lakhs Of Toilets, Says RTI Reply

Swachh Bharat Mission: Open Defecation Free Gujarat Still Needs Lakhs Of Toilets, Says RTI Reply

The Gujarat government spent Rs. 2,893 crore on construction of over 32 lakh toilets since 2014 but the officials say that shortages of toilets are expected every year because new families keep coming up while many people are also moving houses ...
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Menstrual Hygiene In India: Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives In Rural Bengal

Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives In Rural Bengal

A Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal has been spending between Rs. 100 and Rs. 200 a month, since she was in Class 9, on buying sanitary napkins from her school’s vending machine to give to the girls in her village for free ...
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Swachh Report Card: Open Defecation Free Rajasthan Faces Challenge Of Ensuring Hundred Per Cent Toilet Usage

Rural Rajasthan was declared ODF in 2017 and the state’s urban areas followed in 2018, but the state will need to ensure all toilets built are actually used by people for the true goals of Swachh Bharat Mission to be accomplished ...
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Haryana was declared Open Defecation Free on October 2, 2017

Swachh Report Card: Ensuring Toilet Usage And Converting Waste To Clean Fuel, Here’s How ODF Haryana Is Faring

Both the urban and rural areas in Haryana have successfully completed two rounds of third-party verification process with no open defecation cases reported in last one year. The state is now working towards an ODF plus tag ...
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