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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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Deaths Due To Open Defecation Down By Two-Third, Says Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Deaths Due To Open Defecation Down By Two-Third, Says Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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The Jal Shakti minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was in Jodhpur to inaugurate a model toilet where he said that five years ago, the figure of deaths due to open defecation stood at three lakh deaths annually, which had come down to one lakh deaths per year now ...
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Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets

Goa Sets New Target For Open Defecation Free Status, Slashes Rates Of Bio-Digester Toilets
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After missing previous deadlines to go open defecation free (ODF), the state government of Goa has invited applications from households that need bio-digester toilets, in a bid to make the state ODF ...
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To Eradicate Open Defecation, Uttar Pradesh’s Rural Gonda To Construct Over 26,000 Household Toilets Within A Month

The ‘swachhagrahis’ will talk to all the family members about the advantages of having a toilet at home and disadvantages of open defecation
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Authorities of Gonda District have taken up the mammoth task of constructing over 26,000 household toilets in the rural parts of the district ...
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Swachh Guide: What Is ODF?

Swachh Guide: What Is ODF?
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In October 2014, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was instituted to achieve the vision of ‘clean India’ and eliminate the practice of open defecation by October 2, 2019 ...
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Here’s What North Delhi Corporation Is Doing To Achieve Its Much Awaited Open Defecation Free Status

Here’s What North Delhi Corporation Is Doing To Achieve Its Much Awaited Open Defecation Free Status
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North Delhi corporation in the national capital region is the only civic body which is yet to be declared open defecation free, officially ...
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East Delhi Achieves Major Cleanliness Milestone By Finally Securing Open Defecation Free Status

Till date, a total of 3,246 urban local bodies in India have been declared ODF
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After receiving the Open Defecation Free tag, the East Delhi commissioner Dilraj Kaur urged the residents to adopt cleanliness and hygiene as part of their habits ...
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Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

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Haryana Open Defecation Free Sanitation Women's Day Special
A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: With 75-100 People Per Toilet Seat, Is Mumbai Really Open Defecation Free?

Mumbai was declared open defecation free in July 2017
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110 toilet blocks have been constructed since 2014 in Mumbai, a city with 1.84 crore population. Are the toilets enough to sustain the title of Open Defection Free conferred upon the city in July 2017? ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Overused, Unclean And Lesser Number Of Toilets For Women Are Just Some Of Mumbai’s Sanitation Woes

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Though Mumbai have met all the parameters to be called an open defecation free city, it needs to solve problems like lack of water connection, overuse of toilets, gender disparity and others related the usage of public and community toilets ...
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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
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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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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Understanding The Issue Of Open Defecation And Garbage On Mumbai’s Railway Tracks

18 months after Mumbai was declared Open Defecation Free, people continue to defecate on railway tracks
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With commuters littering railway tracks and platforms, defecation on railway tracks and poorly maintained toilets on platforms, can Mumbai have a Swachh rail experience in future? ...
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