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Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey

Global Handwashing Day 2019: Only 2 Out Of 10 Poor Households In India Use Soap, Survey
Blogs Swasth India
Handwashing Day 2019: While almost all households in India (as high as 97% according to National Family Health Survey 4 – 2015-16) have washbasins, only richer and more educated households in urban areas use soap to wash hands ...
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Now, Madhya Pradesh Government Will Give The Brides Rs 51,000, If Groom Takes Selfie In Toilet

Now, Madhya Pradesh Government Will Give The Brides Rs. 51,000, If Groom Takes Selfie In Toilet
News Swachh India
As per the Madhya Pradesh government scheme, brides belonging to economically backward sections of the state are eligible to receive Rs 51,000, if they prove that their groom's house has a toilet before the wedding by clicking a selfie of the groom while standing in the toilet in his residence ...
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‘Only A Swachh India Can Become A Swasth Bharat,’ Amitabh Bachchan On Supporting The Clean India Cause

This Is How Amitabh Bachchan Has Been Leading The Cause Of Swachh And Swasth Bharat
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As the Bollywood’s ‘angry young man’ celebrates his 77th birthday, let’s look back at how Amitabh Bachchan has been at the forefront of spreading awareness regarding health and sanitation ...
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Top UNICEF Official Praises Swacch Bharat Programme As ‘Game-Changer’

Top UNICEF Official Praises Swacch Bharat Programme As 'Game-Changer'
News Sanitation
UNICEF India's Sanitation (WASH) chief Nicolas Osbert lauded Swachh Bharat Mission and said that the initiative has brought a positive impact on the behavior of the people which was missing from the previous sanitation efforts ...
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Nowhere In The World People Sent To Gas Chambers To Die, Says Supreme Court On Manual Scavenging

Nowhere In The World People Sent To Gas Chambers To Die, Says Supreme Court On Manual Scavenging
Manual Scavenging News
A Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra questioned Centre’s Attorney General K K Venugopal, as to why proper protective gear like mask and oxygen cylinders were not being provided to people engaged in manual scavenging ...
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Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet

Made Out Of 3,500 Discarded Plastic Bottles, This 41-Year-Old School In Nashik Finally Gets A Functional Girls’ Toilet
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Vaitarna Ashramshala school in Nashik, which did not have a functional toilet for their female students and teachers, now has a unique toilet made of discarded plastic bottles and bamboo ...
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India Spent Nearly Rs 4,000 Crore On Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Information, Education And Communication Activities: Study

India Spent Nearly Rs. 4,000 Crore On Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Information, Education And Communication Activities: Study
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Dalberg Advisors has reported that out of the Rs. 4,000 crore spent, around 20 per cent was spent by the erstwhile Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, around 35 per cent by the state sanitation departments, around 25 per cent by other government ministries, and around 20 per cent by the private sector and the development sector collectively ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: How India’s Cleanliness Mission Helped Millions Live With Dignity

Swachh Bharat Mission: How India’s Cleanliness Mission Helped Millions Live With Dignity
News Swachh India
According to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Swachh Bharat Mission can serve as a model for other countries around the world that need to improve access to sanitation for the people from disadvantaged sections ...
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National Nutrition Month: WaterAid India’s Photo Project Finds Interlinkages Between Water, Sanitation, Hygiene And Nutrition

National Nutrition Month: WaterAid India’s Photo Project Finds Interlinkages Between Water, Sanitation, Hygiene And Nutrition
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Rashtriya Poshan Maah: A singular focus on sanitation alone will not yield intended results as sanitation, water and hygiene practices play an important role in the health of people, highlights WaterAid India through a photo project ...
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Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019: Union Government To Evaluate Status Of Sanitation In 17,000 Villages

Union Government Launches Rural Sanitation Survey 2019 To Evaluate Status Of Swachh In 17000 Villages
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Through the 'Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019’, the central government aims to reach out to as many as three crore people to assess sanitation, waste management, pollution from plastic waste, and faecal sludge management ...
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As ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ Turns Two, Bhumi Pednekar Expresses Pride For Her On-Ground Work

As 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Turns Two, Bhumi Pednekar Expresses Pride For Her On-Ground Work
News Sanitation
Celebrating the two years of her film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, actress Bhumi Pednekar shared a post on social media about her initiatives to help a school in Madhya Pradesh have fully functional toilets ...
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Sanitary Napkins Are Being Given To Adolescent Girls At Subsidised Rates, Says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Sanitary Napkins Are Being Given To Adolescent Girls At Subsidised Rates, Says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
Menstrual Hygiene News
Responding to a question in Lok Sabha, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said the government is providing that a pack of six sanitary napkins at Rs. 6 per pack through Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) under the central government-funded Menstrual Hygiene Scheme ...
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