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Over 9.5 Crore Toilets Were Built Across India Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Economic Survey

Over 9.5 Crore Toilets Were Built Across India Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Economic Survey
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According to the Economic Survey 2018-19, 30 States and Union Territories have been 100 per cent covered with individual household latrine and 5.64 lakh villages have been declared open defecation free ...
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Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis

Would Ask Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation To Frame Policy For Time-Bound Cleaning Of Drains: CM Fadnavis
Maharashtra News
While speaking at the state assembly, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that drains carrying floodwaters can handle a maximum rainfall of 150 mm in 24 hours and so a severe rainfall puts pressure on transport infrastructure ...
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Uttarakhand Government’s New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’

Uttarakhand Government's New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’
News Uttarakhand
In a bid to make the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand clean and green, the tourism department of Uttarakhand has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Garhwal’, a cleanliness drive and ‘Smriti van’, a tree-plantation campaign during the ‘Char Dham Yatra’ of 2019 ...
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Central Reserve Police Force To Launch ‘Save The Environment’ Campaign During Amarnath Yatra

Central Reserve Police Force To Launch 'Save Environment' Campaign During Amarnath Yatra
Jammu & Kashmir News
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will be appealing pilgrims to be mindful during the Amarnath Yatra and help preserve the fragile environment along the route of the yatra ...
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Clean Water Is Essential To Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases, Says The World Health Organisation

Clean Water Is Essential To Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases, Says The World Health Organisation
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Referring to the prevalence of Neglected Topical Diseases in the South Asian countries, the World Health Organisation suggested that behavioral change campaigns for WASH can help combat these diseases ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Five Public Toilets In Mumbai’s Crowded Places That Set A Swachh Example

Public toilets in tourist and crowded places in Mumbai cater to 100 to 1,000 users daily
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
From having disable-friendly toilet seats, installing sanitary napkin vending machines to providing international hygiene standards for free, here’s how public toilets in crowded Mumbai are faring ...
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3 Lakh Volunteers Collect 9,000 Tonnes Of Waste From Over 900 Hospitals In A Four Hour Clean-Up Drive Across India

500 volunteers cleaned the J J Hospital for four hours on February 23
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Three lakh volunteers from Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF), participated in the cleanliness drive conducted in more than 900 hospitals across India including the J J Hospital on February 23 ...
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100 Per Cent Mechanised Cleaning Going To Be A Reality In Railways: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

100 Per Cent Mechanised Cleaning Going To Be A Reality In Railways: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
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The Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has stated that even the linens used in the trains will be cleaned in the mechanised laundries and CCTVs will be set up to monitor cleanliness while providing safety and security ...
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Western Railway Launches New ‘Muck Train’ To Collect Garbage From Tracks In Mumbai

Western Railway has modified a 25-year-old train into a special Muck train
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Western Railway has launched an improved version of Muck Trains that will run daily from Virar to Churchgate in Mumbai and collect garbage lying on the railway tracks ...
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Kumbh Mela 2019: Swachhta Doot Go Extra Mile To Ensure Cleanliness In The Mela Premise

Kumbh Mela 2019: Swachhta Doot Go Extra Mile To Ensure Cleanliness In The Mela Premise
Kumbh Special News Uttar Pradesh
To keep the premises of Kumbh Mela 2019 clean and check littering, more than 15,000 sanitation workers and more than 2,000 ‘Swachhagrahis’ or cleanliness foot-soldiers have been deployed by the administration, says the official website of Kumbh ...
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Citrus Fruit Waste To Keep Public Toilets Clean In Jamshedpur

A start-up in Jharkhand has converted 200 kilos of waste from citrus fruit to prepare an eco-friendly toilet cleaner
Features
ToWaSo, a start-up in Jharkhand has developed a toilet cleaning agent from citrus fruit waste, which is completely eco-friendly ...
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Swachh Kumbh: Union Minister Uma Bharti Addresses Swachhagrahi Sammelan, Reviews Sanitation Arrangements In Prayagraj

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Kumbh Special News Sanitation Uttar Pradesh
Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti visited Prayagraj for the 2019 Kumbh Mela to review the sanitation arrangements made by the Uttar Pradesh government and interact with the 1,500 swachhagrahis working day and night to ensure cleanliness ...
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