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This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status

Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared ODF in March 2017
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Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared open defecation free (ODF) in March 2017 and yet the residents continued to defecate in the open. Here’s how the district administration is striving towards complete sanitation by reviving dysfunctional toilets ...
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Ludhiana’s Police Stations To Have Separate Toilets For Women, Finally!

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News Punjab Sanitation
The Ludhiana Police Commisionerate has signed an MoU with Bharti Foundation to build separate toilets for women in 40 police stations throughout the city ...
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With 60.50 Lakh Toilets Built, Urban India Is Confident About Going ODF Before October 2019

Build Toilets Before September 30 To Avail Welfare Scheme Benefits, Says Puducherry Government
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60.5 lakh individual households toilets have been built in the urban areas of India against the target of 67 lakhs, according to the ministry of housing and urban affairs, the urban regions are progressing at a good speed ...
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World Toilet Day 2018: India Celebrates Its Success In Achieving Its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Goals

World Toilet Day 2018: India Celebrates Its Success In Achieving Its Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Goals
News World Toilet Day
On World Toilet Day, India has constructed nearly 9 crore toilets and more than 5 lakh villages, 530 districts, 25 states and Union Territories have been declared open defecation free (ODF) ...
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CM Raghubar Das Declares Jharkhand ODF, One Year Before State’s Swachh Target. Here’s The Success Story

Delhi Commission For Women Seeks Explanation From Delhi Authorities Over Non-Functional Toilets In The City
Jharkhand News Open Defecation Free
Jharkhand was not always a good performer in Swachh Bharat Mission, but over the last one year, the state has done a lot to fulfill its swachh dream ...
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Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official

Open Defecation Free: 100 Per Cent Sanitation Coverage In Rural Areas Of Assam Soon, Says Official
Assam News
The rural areas of Assam will become open defecation free (ODF) by December 31 this year as 98 per cent of the target have already been achieved, said the secretary to the union ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15

Swachh Jharkhand: The State Aims To Go Open Defecation Free On Its Foundation Day, November 15
Jharkhand News
From mere 28 per cent of sanitation coverage in 2014 to 100 per cent now, Jharkhand has come a long way in achieving the swachh bharat abhiyan goals ...
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Jharkhand To Become Open Defecation Free By November 15: Uma Bharti

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Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti on Sunday announced that Jharkhand would become open defecation free by November 15 owing to the current sanitation growth of the state ...
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40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018

40 Per Cent Of Teenage Girls Still Defecate In Open, 50 Per Cent Anaemic In India: Teen Age Girls Report 2018
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The Teen Age Girls Report 2018, carried out among 74,000 girls in the age group of 13-19years, across 600 districts and compiled by Naandi Foundation, found that only 46.3 per cent of the rural girls surveyed had access to hygienic methods of menstrual protection ...
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Northeast India Sees Two More States Go ODF On Gandhi Jayanti

Rural areas of Nagaland and urban and rural areas of Manipur are now free from open defecation
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With rural areas of Manipur declared free from open defecation, the entire state has now turned open defecation free (ODF). Meanwhile, Nagaland’s rural areas have been declared ODF ...
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Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF

Punjab Is The Fourth State To Completely Go ODF
News Open Defecation Free Punjab
After missing two deadlines to go ODF – December 2017 and June 2018, urban areas of Punjab finally achieve open defecation free status ...
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A Look Back At How India Celebrated The Mega 15-Days ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ Campaign

A Look Back At How India Celebrated The Mega 15-Day 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Campaign
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Here’s how India participated in the Swachhata Hi Seva initiative leading up to Gandhi Jayanti this October 2 ...
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