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Where There Is Administrative Will There Is A Way: A Silent Cleanliness Revolution In A Telangana District

Where There Is Administrative Will There Is A Way: A Silent Cleanliness Revolution In A Telangana District
News Telangana
Peddapalli district in Telangana was declared open defecation free (ODF) in 2017 and all 263 villages of the district have undergone a total makeover helping it win six Swachh Sarvekshan awards in two years ...
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Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging
Waste Management
Plogging is a fitness trend that began in Sweden in 2016 that involves jogging and 'plocka upp' (Swedish for 'pick up') non-biodegradable waste on the way ...
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50,000 Toilets Built In In Jammu And Kashmir Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Central Government

50,000 Toilets Built In In Jammu And Kashmir Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says Central Government
Jammu & Kashmir News
According to Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, a total of 45,932 individual household toilets were built in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh region against target of 60,000 and a total 3,069 community toilets which is more than the set target of 2,078 toilets ...
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World Toilet Day 2019: Leaders Urge People Across The Globe To Use A Toilet

World Toilet Day 2019: Leaders Urge People Across The Globe To Use A Toilet
News World Toilet Day
As the world marks World Toilet Day 2019, leaders share the success story of Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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Manual Scavenging Still Continues In India Due To Weak Laws: UN Study

Manual Scavenging Still Continues In India Due To Weak Laws: UN Study
Manual Scavenging News
The study "Health, Safety and Dignity of Sanitation Workers An Initial Assessment" says the financial situation of sanitary workers in India is ''precarious'' and it is a job linked to "a caste-based structure" ...
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Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive

Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive
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For the on-going beach clean-up drive, the centre has directed district administration in 10 coastal states to ensure participation of at least 200 students from each district ...
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Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener

Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener
Air Pollution News
Gurpurab di lakh-lakh vadaiyaan! On the auspicious occasion of 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nank Dev, we appreciate the tree-plantation efforts that Sikhs have undertaken globally at a massive scale to fight the rising air pollution and contribute to a healthy and sustainable future ...
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Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood

Kanpur Waste Forcing Village Youth Into Bachelorhood
News Swasth India Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
According to the residents of villages near Kanpur, eligible youngsters in the village are apparently not getting marriage proposals as they are afflicted with communicable diseases from the filth and malodour in and around villages due to the lack of proper waste management system ...
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PM Modi Goes Plogging On Mamallapuram Beach Before The Meeting With President Xi

PM Modi Goes Plogging On Mamallapuram Beach Before The Meeting With Xi
News Plastic Waste Tamil Nadu
In a tweet, PM Modi shared a few pictures where he is seen walking and exercising along the coast while picking up the waste ...
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It’s Because Of Our Women That We Could Achieve Open Defecation Free Status, Says Raghubar Das At ‘Swasthagraha’

It’s Because Of Our Women That We Could Achieve Open Defecation Free Status, Says Raghubar Das At 'Swasthagraha'
Campaign Highlights Jharkhand News Season 6 Highlights Swasth India
While talking at the 12-hour ‘Swasthagraha’ initiated as part of NDTV and Dettol’s Banega Swasth India campaign, Jhankhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das spoke about what the importance of a healthy body and how the unity of citizens can help in bringing a change ...
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Centre For Science And Environment Questions Sustainability Of Open Defecation Free Success

Centre For Science And Environment Questions Sustainability Of Open Defecation-Free Success
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According to Sunita Narain, director general of Centre for Science and Environment, expressed concerns over the functioning and maintenance of over 100 million toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission and over the safe disposal of excreta ...
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Doing Away With Single-Use Plastic By 2022 Will Be “Clean India Mission Part 2”, Says Environment Minister

Doing Away With Single-Use Plastic By 2022 Will Be “Clean India Mission Part 2”, Says Environment Minister
News Plastic Ban Plastic Waste
The country has geared up to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022, says Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a clarion call for ending single-use plastic to protect the environment ...
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