Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas

Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas

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
Manipur Nagaland Open Defecation Free
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 ...
More

Swachh Survekshan – Grameen: On Gandhi Jayanti, Haryana Declared As India’s Cleanest State

News Swachh Survekshan
Haryana was declared as the best performing state in terms of cleanliness and sanitation in Swachh Survekshan-Grameen, a cleanliness survey conducted in rural areas of India ...
More

People’s Movement Became A Women’s Movement: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

People's Movement Became A Women's movement: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Campaign Highlights News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas Season 5 Highlights
Praising Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India 12-hour Cleanathon, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said, “From my memory no government scheme has ever worked to this success” ...
More

Bengaluru Cleans Up 34 Tonnes Of Waste While Plogging On Gandhi Jayanti

News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
On Gandhi Jayanti, the Bengaluru Civic Corporation organised a ‘plog’ run in 55 localities across the city with the aim to make the city plastic-free ...
More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds NDTV’s Banega Swachh India Campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lauds NDTV’s Banega Swachh India Campaign
Campaign Highlights News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas Season 5 Highlights
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds the Banega Swachh India campaign and its efforts to spread the message of swachhta ...
More

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: With Over 9 Crore Toilets, India Inches Towards Becoming ODF

In four years of SBM, rural sanitation coverage has gone up to 93% from 38%
Features Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
Stepping into its fourth year, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has achieved significant milestones in both the rural and urban front, though it will take more than five years to achieve and sustain cleanliness all over the country ...
More

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Karnataka Aims Big This October 2 By Going ODF

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Karnataka Aims Big This October 2 By Going ODF
Karnataka Swachh Report Card
Karnataka’s rural areas show commendable progress in achieving the first goal under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – Open defecation free, on the other side urban Karnataka poses a huge challenge for the state ...
More

1.36 Crore Toilets In 17 Months: Uttar Pradesh On A Toilet Building Spree To meet Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target

1.36 Crore Toilets In 17 Months: Uttar Pradesh On A Toilet Building Spree To meet Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Target
Swachh Report Card Uttar Pradesh
From one of the four worst performing states in the country to now almost ODF, the most populous state in the country - Uttar Pradesh has underwent a swachh makeover ...
More

ODF Done, Now India’s Third Cleanest State Chhattisgarh Focusses On Managing Waste

ODF Done, Now India’s Third Cleanest State Chhattisgarh Focusses On Managing Waste
Chhattisgarh Swachh Report Card
Success of Chhattisgarh in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a factor of many fruitful initiatives to first end open defecation through behavioral change rather than just toilet construction and now the same learnings are being applied to dealing with waste ...
More

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: After Achieving 100% Open Defecation Free Status, Maharashtra Now Aims To Become A Zero-Waste State

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: After Achieving 100% Open Defecation Free Status, Maharashtra Now Aims To Become A Zero-Waste State
Maharashtra Swachh Report Card
A look at steps taken by India’s second most populous state – Maharashtra in order to fulfill its swachh dream. From achieving the status of being 100% ODF state of India to moving towards a zero-waste status, Maharashtra is leading the swachh movement ...
More

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Kerala Floods Prevent Urban Areas From Going ODF And Zero-Waste

Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Kerala Floods Prevent Urban Areas From Going ODF And Zero-Waste
Kerala Swachh Report Card
Kerala floods tragedy recently made a sudden stop at state’s swachh bharat mission targets – one to meet the ODF target in its urban areas and other to go zero-waste ...
More

Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF

Once Among The Worst Performing States In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Jammu And Kashmir Is Now ODF
Jammu & Kashmir Swachh Report Card
Jammu and Kashmir, has achieved ODF status after four years of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, with focus on awareness and public participation ...
More