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After A Slow Start, Not One, Two But Three Districts In Bihar Are Now Open Defecation Free

Three districts in Bihar have become ODF within a span of three months
Bihar Open Defecation Free
Two more districts in Bihar have become open defecation free, taking the total number of ODF districts in the state to three ...
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In Bihar’s First ODF District Sitamarhi, 22 Lakh People Participate In A Hand Washing Campaign

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Bihar News
New Delhi: From being one of the poor performing districts in terms of sanitation coverage (21.3 percent in 2014 when Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched) to becoming Bihar’s ...
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Bihar’s Sitamarhi Becomes The First ODF District In The State

Sitamarhi becomes Bihar's first open defecation free
Bihar Open Defecation Free
Construction of over two lakh toilets in the last two months ensured that Sitamarhi became the first ODF district in Bihar ...
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Patna Takes Up Vertical Gardening To Combat Air Pollution In The City

Patna Takes Up Vertical Gardening To Combat Air Pollution In The City
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World Health Organisation’s 2018 report on global air pollution found Patna to be the fifth most polluted city in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels of air pollution ...
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To Go ODF, Residents Of Bihar’s Sitamarhi District Dug Over 56,000 Toilet Pits In A Single Day

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Bihar Features
Only 21% Sitamarhi residents had access to a toilet before the inception of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in 2014, now the sanitation coverage is almost 80%. Here’s what they are doing to end open defecation ...
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Swachh Shaadi For A Swachh Bharat: Bihar Couple Takes Lifelong Vows Of Cleanliness As They Enter A New Phase In Their Lives

Swachh Shaadi For A Swachh Bharat: Bihar Couple Takes Lifelong Vows Of Cleanliness As They Enter A New Phase In Their Lives
Bihar News
This Bihar couple is spreading the message of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in their own unique way ...
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Women And Children Lead Sanitation Movement In Piprasi In Champaran To Make It Bihar’s First ODF Block

Women And Children Lead Sanitation Movement In Piprasi In Champaran To Make It Bihar’s Only ODF Block
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Piprasi in Bihar, the first open defecation free block in the state, achieved the mammoth task of eradicating open defecation in mere 56 days, in 2016 ...
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Back To An Uncertain Future: In Bihar’s Gaya, A Water Crisis Has Led People To Go Back To Open Defecation

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Bihar Features
The sudden water crisis in the district has halted Gaya’s plans of becoming the first ODF district in Bihar ...
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It Is Never Too Late To Change: Bihar’s Tetri Devi Sells Her Cow To Build A Toilet At Home

It Is Never Too Late To Change: Bihar’s Tetri Devi Sells Her Cow To Build A Toilet At Home
Bihar Swachh Warriors
Meet Tetri Devi from Bihar who after 60 years of living without a toilet fought against all odds to construct a toilet at home ...
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Gangs Of Wasseypur Actor Pankaj Tripathi Joins Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, To Promote Cleanliness In His District Gopalgunj

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The Gopalganj administration has shot series of videos of actor Pankah Tripathi educating people about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The videos will be circulated to the residents to spread awareness ...
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Narendra Modi Addresses 20,000 ‘Swachhagrahis’ In Bihar As Chalo Champaran Comes To An End

Narendra Modi Addresses 20,000 'Swachhagrahis' In Bihar As Chalo Champaran Comes To An End
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Speaking at the concluding ceremony of Champaran Satyagraha today, PM Narendra Modi urged India to complete the Swachh Bharat Mission’s goals – open defecation free, waste-free country and fulfill Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean nation by next year October 2, 2019 ...
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Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit And Anushka Sharma Lend Support To #ChaloChamparan Campaign To Improve Bihar’s Swachh Performance

Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit And Anushka Sharma Lend Support To #ChaloChamparan Campaign To Improve Bihar’s Swachh Performance
Bihar News
The aim of the Champaran Satyagraha is to urge more and more people to join the swachh cause across 38 districts of Bihar, which has so far done poorly in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with just 45% of its people having access to toilets after four years of the campaign ...
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