Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission

Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic

Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic
Madhya Pradesh News Plastic Waste
In a bid to make Indore single-use plastic-free, the Municipal Corporation of Indore is bringing back ‘lotas’ and metal utensils in government offices and is setting up ‘Bartan Banks’ from where the citizens can borrow reusable utensils to serve food at parties and return later ...
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Health Remains Key Challenge In India’s Development: President Ram Nath Kovind

Health Remains Key Challenge In India's Development: President Ram Nath Kovind
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While addressing a gathering at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences President Ram Nath Kovind said that lack of access to health services, malnutrition and neglected tropical diseases act as constraints to the development of the nation ...
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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
News Swachh Survekshan
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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Swachh Nagar App To Get Waste Picked By Civic Bodies Unveiled During Swachh Survekshan 2020 Launch

Swachh Nagar App To Get Waste Picked By Civic Bodies Unveiled During Swachh Survekshan 2020 Launch
News Swachh Survekshan Waste Management
During the launch the Swachh Sarvekshan 2020, the fifth edition of the annual cleanliness survey to rate the cities, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the country is on track to achieve 100 per cent open defecation free status in the country by October 2 this year ...
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Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take Swachhata Abhiyan To Every Village To Fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s Clean India Vision

Lok Sabha Speaker Urges MPs To Take Swachhata Abhiyan To Every Village To Fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s Clean India Vision
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Addressing the Lok Sabha in the Parliament House, Speaker Om Birla asked the Members of Parliament to work towards the fulfillment of Mahatma Gandhi's vision by taking his message of cleanliness to each citizen of the country for a healthy future ...
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States Free To Choose Toilet Technology Best Suited For Waste Disposal: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

States Can Use Toilet Technology They Consider Better, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
News Sanitation
Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that the government does not promote a particular technology and so states and Union Territories can choose appropriate toilet technology for safe disposal of human excreta ...
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Over 9.5 Crore Toilets Were Built Across India Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Economic Survey

Over 9.5 Crore Toilets Were Built Across India Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Economic Survey
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According to the Economic Survey 2018-19, 30 States and Union Territories have been 100 per cent covered with individual household latrine and 5.64 lakh villages have been declared open defecation free ...
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Uttarakhand Government’s New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’

Uttarakhand Government's New Initiative Targets Pilgrims To Make Garhwal Clean And Green During ‘Char Dham Yatra’
News Uttarakhand
In a bid to make the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand clean and green, the tourism department of Uttarakhand has launched ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Garhwal’, a cleanliness drive and ‘Smriti van’, a tree-plantation campaign during the ‘Char Dham Yatra’ of 2019 ...
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Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study

Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study
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The study conducted by UNICEF found that government initiatives like Swachh Bharat Mission that focus on improving hygiene practices, as well as generate awareness around safe sanitation practices can help reduce the risk of contamination ...
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“No One Helped Us”: Family Of Labourers Who Died In Delhi Septic Tank

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers In Country Since 1993, Says National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
Delhi Manual Scavenging News
"When I looked into the septic tank, I saw that all the five persons were lying there. I started shouting, but nobody came to rescue," wife of one of the victims said ...
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Over 89 Per Cent Municipal Wards Achieved Complete Door-To-Door Garbage Collection, Reveals RTI Query

Over 89 Per Cent Municipal Wards Achieved Complete Door-To-Door Garbage Collection, Reveals RTI Query
News Waste Management
As per an RTI response from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, as many as 3,409 wards in Andhra Pradesh and 10,831 wards in Uttar Pradesh are implementing the practice of door-to-door garbage collection under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) ...
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Caught On Camera: In A First, Man Pays Fine For Spitting At A Public Place In Ahmedabad

The civic body of Ahmedabad recently won the title of ‘cleanest big city’ (population >10 lakhs) in the Swachh Survekshan 2019
Gujarat News
Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad had to pay a fine for violating public health laws, after he was caught spitting tobacco in a CCTV camera ...
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