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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers In Country Since 1993, Says National Commission for Safai Karamcharis

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers In Country Since 1993, Says National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
Manual Scavenging News
The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis chief noted that although manual scavenging had been stopped in many states, including Himachal Pradesh, 34,859 manual scavengers still existed in other states, including Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh ...
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‘Swachh Survekshan League 2020’ Launched, Cities And Towns To Be Ranked On Cleanliness Every Quarter

‘Swachh Survekshan League 2020’ Launched, Cities And Towns To Be Ranked On Cleanliness Every Quarter
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 league which will assess cities on a quarterly basis will be integrated with the fifth edition of the Swachh Survkeshan ...
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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
Goa News Open Defecation Free
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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Government To Set Up Bio-Digesters To Treat Own Garbage, Says Goa Chief Minister

Goa’s beaches and its nightlife attracts nearly eight million tourists annually (Representational Image)
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Chief Minister Pramod Sawant at a press conference said that he would be setting up bio-digesters in all government offices to treat the waste generated while also urging citizens to set up similar bio-digester units at home ...
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Curse On Society That People Still Dying Cleaning Sewage, Says National Human Rights Commission’s Chief

The commission said it has taken suo motu cognisance of 34 incidents related to manual scavenging menace in the recent past
Manual Scavenging News
At the National Human Rights Commission's open forum on the issues and challenges of manual scavenging and human rights, NHRC chief justice, H L Dattu expressed serious concern over the continuance of the practice in the country ...
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP Releases South Delhi’s Poll Manifesto, Pollution And Water Crisis Grab The Attention

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP Releases South Delhi’s Poll Manifesto, Pollution And Water Crisis Grab The Attention
Air Pollution Delhi News
On May 7, Raghav Chadha, AAP’s South Delhi Lok Sabha Candidate released his 32-page manifesto with focus on providing basic amenities like clean air and water ...
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Nine More Decentralised Waste Management Plants In Delhi

There are various ways in which different kinds of waste can either be recycled or upcycled or scientifically disposed of which is financially, technically & environmentally feasible
Delhi News Waste Management
Under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Municipal Corporation of Delhi has deployed Yasasu Green technology for 10 decentralised solid waste management projects for treating organic waste at source ...
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‘Eco-friendly Products Need To Be Revived To Replace Plastic’, Says Minister Durga Shanker Mishra Lauding The Green Initiative From Thailand

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India has pledged to eliminate single-use-plastic from the country by 2022, to further strengthen the government's deadline, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Durga Shanker Mishra urges people to look for plastic alternatives, shares an inspiring video from Thailand ...
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World Earth Day 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says ‘We Bow In Reverence To Mother Earth’

World Environment Day Special: 10 Quotes On Swachh India To Motivate You
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other politicians and ministers took to social media to spread awareness on World Earth Day ...
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Ever Seen A Mini Garden Inside A Bus? This Bengaluru Bus Driver Makes It A Reality

Ever Seen A Mini Garden Inside A Bus? This Bengaluru Bus Driver Makes It A Reality
Swachh Warriors
A 59-year-old driver who has turned Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BTMC) bus into a mini-garden is an inspiration to many in Bengaluru ...
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Manifesto Offers Sanitary Napkin At Rs. 1, Improved Air Quality By At least 35%

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Manifesto Offers Sanitary Napkin At Rs. 1, Improved Air Quality By At least 35%
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto or Sankalp Patra on April 8. Here is a lowdown of things from the manifesto that focusses on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and electric mobility ...
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