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Penalty Hiked For Violation Of Cleanliness Rules: East Coast Railway

The move of hiking fines is in line with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and a National Green Tribunal order
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In a bid to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the Railways, East Coast Railway has increased penalties for those found guilty of vandalism, spitting, sticking unauthorized bills and open defecation ...
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East Coast Railway Commissions Indian Railway’s First Waste-To-Energy Plant In Bhubaneswar

With the help of the new waste-to-energy plant, East Coast Railway can contribute in the efforts to carbon footprints of Indian Railways
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The waste-to-energy plant commissioned by East Coast Railway can convert all kinds of waste into diesel oil which is used to light furnaces ...
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Western Railway Launches New ‘Muck Train’ To Collect Garbage From Tracks In Mumbai

Western Railway has modified a 25-year-old train into a special Muck train
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Western Railway has launched an improved version of Muck Trains that will run daily from Virar to Churchgate in Mumbai and collect garbage lying on the railway tracks ...
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Indian Railways Brings Back Kulhads, Replaces Plastic With Clay Products

Indian Railways Brings Back Kulhads, Replaces Plastic With Clay Products
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Kulhads were initially introduced by former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav 15 years ago and are now all set to make a comeback at catering units ...
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Railways To Try Japanese Technology In Bio-Toilets At Stations

Railways To Try Japanese Technology In Bio-Toilets At Stations
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Japanese bio-toilet technology is based on sawdust and special churning system to decompose the faecal matters in toilet tank, while the Indian technology depends on bacteria-driven process ...
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After Railway Stations, Top Trains To Be Ranked On The Basis Of Cleanliness

After Railway Stations, Top Trains To Be Ranked On The Basis Of Cleanliness
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Apart from 72 pairs of premier trains, services of 128 trains, including the Jan Shatabdi, Sampark Kranti, Intercity and other distant mail/express trains, will be covered in the cleanliness survey ...
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Indian Railways Cleanliness Survey Report: Jodhpur Cleanest Station, Varanasi Slips In Ranking

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The cleanliness survey of the Railway stations was conducted by the Quality Council of India (QCI) covering 407 major railway stations -- 75 in A1 category and 332 in A category stations ...
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Indian Railways Will Have 100 Percent Bio-Toilets By 2019, Says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that replacing present toilets with bio-toilets was completed in 60 percent of coaches and 1.25 lakh bio-toilets have been installed so far ...
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Another Push To Green Rail: Indian Railways Introduces Eco-Friendly Disposable Plates Made Of Bagasse

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In a bid to cut down the usage of plastic on trains, Indian railways introduces eco-friendly plates on a trial basis on Sealdah Rajdhani ...
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Garbage Mound The Size Of 30-Storey Building, Removed By Central Railway From Mumbai’s Tracks

Garbage Mound, The Size Of 30-Storey Building Removed By Central Railway From Mumbai’s Tracks
Maharashtra News
Between October to December 2017, the Central Railway authorities removed 30,000 cubic metres of trash filling 5 lakh bags. It aims to remove another 1,30,000 cubic metres of waste in next six months ...
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Make Way For Aircraft-Type Bio-Vacuum Toilets On Indian Railways From January 2018

Indian Railways Takes Another Step Towards Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat, Will Provide Disposable Eco-friendly Towels, Pillow-Covers In Rajdhani Express
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The bio-toilets have been deployed in Indian trains over four years till 2017, at a cost of Rs. 1,305 crore, but these are no better than septic tanks, IndiaSpend reported last week quoting a two-year-long study by the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras ...
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India@70: The Third Year Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Saw Urban Areas Of Two Major States Going Open Defecation Free

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Not just villages or cities, the Swachhta fervour reached Railways and tourist places, as major initiatives were taken to maintain cleanliness in such spaces ...
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