Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

Delhi News
The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market ...

Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

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 ...

Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

Manual Scavenging Sanitation
The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today ...

Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s ‘Cleanest Capital City’ Title

Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s 'Cleanest Capital City' Title
Madhya Pradesh News Swachh Survekshan
While the overall ranking of Bhopal has fallen to 19th place from being second in the last two Swachh Survekshan surveys, the city has still managed to win India’s cleanest capital city title ...

Defying Gender Problems And Open Defecation, Sunita Devi From Jharkhand Is Training Women To Build Toilets

Sunita Devi has trained over 400 women to construct toilets
Jharkhand Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special
90 per cent of the women in Udaypura, a village in Jharkhand used to defecate in the open before 2018. Today, every woman in the village has access to a toilet, thanks to 29-year-old Sunita Devi ...

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
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
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? ...

ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Overused, Unclean And Lesser Number Of Toilets For Women Are Just Some Of Mumbai’s Sanitation Woes

Open Defecation Free Mumbai
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 ...

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
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
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 ...

Swachh Agenda Of BMC Budget 2019 Covers Improving Sanitation Facilities, Cleaning Rivers And More

Mumbai’s 2019 budget has touched upon various aspects of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced the Budget 2019 on Monday giving special focus to improving condition of public toilets and waste management systems in Mumbai ...

Kumbh Mela: Special Arrangements Made For Cleaning The Drains In Prayagraj

Kumbh Special News
The National Mission for Clean Ganga also undertook projects for ensuring solid waste management and sanitation at the Kumbh, with construction of 27,500 toilets, 20,000 urinals and 1,60,000 dustbins ...

Here’s Your ‘Kloo’ To Use Public Toilets: Kerala Introduces A Unique Project To Provide Toilets For All

People in Kerala will soon be able to avail toilets in restaurants for free
Kerala News
More than 20,000 restaurants and hotels across Kerala will allow people to use their toilet facilities for free under the newly launched ‘Kloo’ (Kerala + Loo) project ...

Interim Budget 2019: Building Toilets Is Laudable But Waste Needs To Be Managed Effectively, Say Experts

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While the government gives credit to the people for making Swachh Bharat Abhiyan a national movement, experts have raised concerns over some important factors like waste management that needs urgent attention ...