Drinking Water and Sanitation

Drinking Water and Sanitation

Heroes of Swachh Bharat: How Pivotal Are Anganwadi Workers In Implementing The Campaign’s Objectives?

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Over 24 lakh employees in 12 lakh Anganwadis across India are assisting district officials in making the Swachh Bharat dream a reality in rural India ...
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Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat: Use Toilets And End Diseases, Says Amitabh Bachchan, Before Launch Of National Campaign To Promote Toilet Usage

Turn Kitchen Waste To Compost Amitabh Bachchhan’s New Swachh Message
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The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will be launching a nation-wide campaign to promote the use of toilets in villages with Amitabh Bachchan as the campaign ambassador ...
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‘Har Ghar Jal’: A Promise On World Water Day, To Supply Clean Water

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaking during the workshop
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From launching a new app that can track water projects across the country, to rating how each state provides water to its citizens, this is how the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation marked World Water Day ...
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Low-cost Technology Removes Arsenic From Water

Researchers in Assam have developed a low-cost technology to remove both arsenic and iron from water
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Researchers from Assam have developed a low-cost technology which removes both arsenic and iron from water at a cost of one paisa per litre ...
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Sachin Tendulkar Adopts Village, Focuses on Sanitation And Clean Water

Sachin Tendulkar Adopts Village, Focuses on Sanitation And Clean Water
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To give a smart touch to villages, Tendulkar had previously adopted a village in Andhra Pradesh in November 2014 as part of the PM’s Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) ...
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Around 450 Million People in India Defecate In Open: Government

Two Districts Done, Haryana Aims Open Defecation Free By December 2017
Open Defecation Free
Around 450 million people, which is half the world's population defecating in the open are in India, a top government official said today, but exuded confidence that the country will be free from this problem as Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is becoming a "people's movement". ...
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Rs 40,500 Crore Investment To Impact Millions: Global Citizen Fest India

Rs 40,500 Crore Investment To Impact Millions: Global Citizen Fest India
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Leaders at the Global Citizen Festival India, held in Mumbai on Saturday, have made announcements and commitments towards ending extreme poverty in India and helping people in many other ways, with a collective value of $5.93 billion or Rs 40,500 crore, Global Citizens said in a statement ...
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Cleanliness Status In Villages To Be Reviewed

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To review the status of cleanliness in the villages and evaluate the impact of Swachh Bharat Mission, the government is going to conduct a rural sanitation survey across the country. ...
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