Drinking Water and Sanitation

Drinking Water and Sanitation

10 Crore People In India Are Getting Water With Excess Fluoride

A 90% rebate will be given to parks that use their own decentralised sewer treatment plants for water recycling
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Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said that the central government has released Rs 800 crore so that community water purification plants could be set up ...
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India To Get Safe Piped Drinking Water By 2030: Union Minister S S Ahluwalia

Nearly 76 million people in India are without safe drinking water
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Union Minister S S Ahluwalia have been visiting the states facing drinking water and sanitation problems and recently visited Odisha also ...
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Uma Bharti Takes Charge Of Union Ministry Of Drinking Water and Sanitation, To Supervise Rural Sanitation

Uma Bharti Takes Charge Of Union Ministry Of Drinking Water and Sanitation, To Supervise Rural Sanitation
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In the recent cabinet shuffle that took place on September 3, former minister for Ganga Rejuvenation and Water Resources, Uma Bharti was given the Ministry Of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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India@70: India’s First Nationwide Sanitation Programme In 1986 Focused On Improving Rural Sanitation

The Central Rural Sanitation Programme of 1986 was the first comprehensive nationwide rural sanitation programme
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The Central Rural Sanitation Programme was the first nationwide sanitation programme launched to address rural sanitation problems and had a comprehensive plan of bettering the sanitation scenario in rural India ...
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India@70: 1981’s Drinking Water Supply And Sanitation Programme Altered India’s Sanitation Scene

International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Programme of 1981
Features Independence Day
The decade of 1980s can be called the first real game changer for sanitation in India as the government took concrete steps to address toilet construction and community participation in addressing sanitation issues ...
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India@70: 1974 Saw Adoption Of A Programme To Provide Sanitation For All In 30 Years

1970s saw the launch of the Water Supply and Sanitation Programme
Features Independence Day
Nearly 30 years after independence, sanitation once again become a priority for the administration and was identified as a minimum human need, ensuring government focus and slight improvement by the end of the decade ...
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India@70: Two Decades And The Five Year Plans Which Focused On Sanitation

The decades of 1950s and 1960s saw efforts taken to improve sanitation in independent India
Features Independence Day
Despite independent India’s economic struggles, the Five Year Plans of the 1950s focused on sanitation and allocated decent amounts for improvement of sanitation, though the policies saw sporadic improvement in few villages and urban towns ...
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4.5 Billion People In The World Lack Safely Managed Sanitation: WHO

Women in India are displaying boldness and courage to act on sanitation issues.
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Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF ...
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Pune Municipal Corporation Brings Back Municipal Bonds, Raises Rs 200 Crore From Market

Pune Smart City
Maharashtra News
Strong financial and civic performance resulted in good ratings for the Pune Municipal Corporation and gave the civic body enough confidence to issue municipal bonds ...
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Sanitation Plus Health As Focus, Orchha In Chhattisgarh Becomes Open Defecation Free

Orchha
Chhattisgarh Features
Chhattisgarh has impressive sanitation coverage of 84 per cent, despite its hilly terrain and several areas hit by unrest ...
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Railways To Introduce New Toilets With Urinals And Separate Washrooms For Men And Women

Bullet Trains
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Ever since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Railways is trying to indtroduce innovative sanitation methods in trains ...
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This 17-Year Old Swachh Crusader Is On A Mission To Provide Clean Drinking Water To Mumbai’s Waste Pickers

This 17-Year Old Swachh Crusader Is On A Mission To Provide Clean Drinking Water To Mumbai’s Waste Pickers
Maharashtra Swachh Warriors
On June 5, World Environment Day, Sidharth Runwal was awarded the Eco Champ Environment Crusader in presence of eminent personalities like Karisma Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan for providing clean drinking water to waste pickers of Mumbai ...
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