Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Swachh Bharat Mission, A People’s Movement Will Soon Reach Its Goal: President Kovind

Swachh Bharat Mission, A People’s Movement Will Soon Reach Its Goal: President Kovind
Delhi News
During the inauguration of a three-day Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention in New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind encouraged the delegates from other countries to use, as they deem, the model of Swachh Bharat Mission to improve the sanitation in their respective countries ...
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Union Minister Uma Bharti Launches Second Swajal Yojna Project In Rajasthan

Uma Bharti
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The Swajal projects are aimed at providing clean drinking water for communities in water scarce villages and towns ...
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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
News World Water Day Special
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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Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Be Face Of A Water Conservation Campaign

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Be Face Of A Water Conservation Campaign
Ganga Clean-Up News World Water Day Special
I think the ministry chose me considering my background in farming and the connect that I have with common people, says the actor ...
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To Bust Prevalent Myths On Sanitation And Toilet Use, Salesman Shaucha Singh Is Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Newest Hero

Toilets in Bhubaneswar
Features
The travelling salesman busts myths on sanitation and related issues by featuring in ten short audio clips ...
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Malnutrition Followed By Air Pollution Main Cause Of Diseases In India In 2016: Study

Malnutrition Followed By Air Pollution Main Cause Of Diseases In India In 2016 Study
Air Pollution
Unsafe water, sanitation, and handwashing was the second leading risk responsible for disease burden in India in 1990, but dropped to the seventh leading risk in 2016 ...
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Following Reports Of False ODF Declarations In Some States, Centre Issues New Advisory Promising Strict Action Against Any Such Claims

False ODF declarations to be punished says Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
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The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has two crucial years ahead and the target that remains to be achieved by 2019 is stiff leading to pressure to declare villages, urban local bodies, districts and states open defecation free (ODF). So the false claims of ODF that are coming to light, dent the image of the Abhiyan ...
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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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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates India Water Week, To Be Followed By Five Days Of Discussion On Water Issues

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates the India Water Week
Delhi News
The five-day long India Water Week will see discussions on several water related issues between water experts and ministry officials on conservation and utilisation of water as an energy source ...
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Water In 28,000 Habitations Affected By Arsenic And Fluoride: Narendra Singh Tomar

Water In 28,000 Habitations Affected By Arsenic And Fluoride: Narendra Singh Tomar
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Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said in Parliament that 74,548 habitations in the country have ‘quality affected’ water and a National Water Quality Sub Mission has been initiated at Rs 25,000 crore to improve the water quality ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Crosses Another Milestone, 150 Districts Declared Open Defecation Free

Thane Civic Body To Enhance The Cleanliness Quotient In Of Public Toilets With A 3-Pronged Strategy
News Open Defecation Free
So far, of the 679 districts in India, 150 districts have already been declared open defecation free (ODF) as per the latest data and by end of this year the central government aims to provide individual or community toilet access to almost 44% of the rural population ...
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Cleaning-Up India’s Heritage Places: Centre Announces Phase 2 Of Swachh Iconic Places Initiative

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation announced 10 heritage and spiritual sites to be cleaned up under the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's Swachh Iconic Places initiative
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The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has announced a list of 10 heritage and spiritual sites to be cleaned up under the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's - Swachh Iconic Places initiative ...
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