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Swachh Bharat Mission Well On Track To Achieve ODF India, Says Ministry After A Survey Suggests Data Gap

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News Open Defecation Free Sanitation
After a RICE study suggested the SBM data to be inaccurate at ground level, SBM issued a statement highlighting the gaps in the survey ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Residents Of Surat Join Hands To Make Their City Clean, Green And Beautiful

Swachh Bharat Mission: Residents Of Surat Join Hands To Make Their City Clean, Green And Beautiful
Gujarat News
In a bid to clean and beautify Surat, people of the city have taken up a number of ‘swachh’ related activities like clean-up drives in various parts of the city, along with conducting awareness generation programmes on littering, plastic pollution and sanitation ...
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Green Tribunal Directs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board To Monitor Environment During Kumbh

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Kumbh Special National Green Tribunal News Uttar Pradesh
Due to the heavy footfall in Prayagraj (Allahabad) during Kumbh Mela, National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing and other authorities to display posters and banners to educate people with regard to waste management ...
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Is Helping Girls Go To School: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg interacted with school children of Nithora village on sanitation and cleanliness on her visit to India
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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to improve sanitation in India through Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and said the campaign is necessary to overcome sustainable development challenges ...
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Find The Nearest Toilet: More Than 33,000 Public Toilets Across 835 Cities Have Been Mapped On Google Maps

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News Sanitation
You can find nearest public toilet across 835 Indian cities by typing “SBM Toilet” on Google maps or the Google search bar ...
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The Temple Town Of Tirupati Imposes Fine On Open Urination, Collects Rs. 20,000 From About 200 Men

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Andhra Pradesh News Sanitation
To tackle the issue of open urination, Municipal Corporation of Tirupati has imposed a fine of Rs. 100 against the practice ...
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Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee

Stinking Bio-Toilets: Need Fool Proof Method To Improve System, Says Railway Convention Committee
News Sanitation
The Railway Convention Committee (RCC), a parliamentary panel, in its latest report sought a mechanism for the effective use and management of the bacteria meant to be used in the bio-toilets that are replacing earlier "hole-in-the-floor" toilets in trains ...
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Andhra Pradesh’s Narsapuram Gets Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant For Safe Treatment Of Human Waste

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Andhra Pradesh News Sanitation Waste Management
As per the Narsapuram municipal chairperson Pasupuleti Ratnamala, the sanitation service levels in the town were far below the prescribed norms prior to the Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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Kerala’s Cannanore Gets The First Transgender Public Toilet Of The State

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Kerala News Sanitation
The Cannanore Cantonment Board decided to dedicate the public toilet to transgender as a welfare initiative for the community ...
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These Students In Ludhiana Are Giving A Swachh Twist To Birthday Celebrations At School

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Punjab Swachh Warriors
A school student in rural Ludhiana decided to distribute soaps instead of candies on her birthday with the aim to help her classmates inculcate the habit of handwashing ...
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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
Features Maharashtra
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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PM Modi Defines His Commitment To The Environment As Part Of Indian Culture

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Open Defecation Free Sanitation
PM Modi’s statement comes after a Twitter user shared a video of his speech where he can be heard elaborating on the country’s leap towards clean energy ...
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