Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission

Centre For Science And Environment Questions Sustainability Of Open Defecation Free Success

Centre For Science And Environment Questions Sustainability Of Open Defecation-Free Success
News
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 ...
More

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 ...
More

On Gandhi Jayanti, PM To Declare India Open Defecation-Free

On Gandhi Jayanti, PM To Declare India Open Defecation-Free
News Open Defecation Free
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: PM Modi will visit the Sabarmati Ashramin Gujarat where he will declare the country open defecation-free (ODF) ...
More

Jal Shakti Ministry Prepares A Sanitation Roadmap To Focus On Toilets For All In Rural Areas

Jal Shakti Ministry Prepares A Sanitation Roadmap To Focus On Toilets For All In Rural Areas
News Waste Management
The Rural Sanitation Strategy laid down by Jal Shakti Ministry is a framework to guide policymakers, implementers and other relevant stakeholders in their planning for ODF (Open Defecation Free) Plus, where everyone uses a toilet, and every village has access to solid and liquid waste management ...
More

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 ...
More

PM Modi Receives Global Goalkeeper Award For Swachh Bharat Mission, Dedicates It To 1.3 Billion Indians

PM Modi Receives Global Goalkeeper Award For Swachh Bharat Mission, Dedicates It To 1.3 Billion Indians
News
During the award ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the united efforts of the people of India had made Swachh Bharat Mission a success ...
More

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 ...
More

Swachh Bharat Awards: President Felicitates 27 Women For Their Role In Swachh Bharat Mission

President Felicitates 27 Women For Their Role In Swachh Bharat Mission
News
While referring to the UN sustainable development goals to be achieved by 2030, the President Ram Nath Kovind said that India was set to achieve the cleanliness target in 2019 itself, 11 years ahead of schedule ...
More

Swachh Bharat Mission: 10 Crore Toilets Built Under The Nation-Wide Cleanliness Mission, Says President Kovind

Swachh Bharat Mission: 10 Crore Toilets Built Under The Nation-Wide Cleanliness Mission, Says President Kovind
News
During an award ceremony for felicitating people who have done significant work under the central government’s flagship programme, Swachh Bharat Mission, President Ram Nath Kovind that more than 55 crore people have ceased the habit of defecating in open ...
More

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

Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utensils 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 ...
More

Health Remains Key Challenge In India’s Development: President Ram Nath Kovind

Health Remains Key Challenge In India's Development: President Ram Nath Kovind
News
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 ...
More

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 ...
More