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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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‘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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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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Swachh Amarnath Yatra 2019: 2,850 Toilets, 1,515 Dustbins To Be Installed On The Yatra Route

Swachh Amarnath Yatra 2019: 2,850 Toilets, 1,515 Dustbins To Be Installed On The Yatra Route
Jammu & Kashmir News
To ensure a clean Amarnath Yatra this year, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has decided to install toilets, baths, and dustbins along the route of the Yatra ...
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From A Luxury To Suffocating, Here Are Some Unusual Myths Regarding Toilets Debunked

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Despite the construction of over 9 crore toilets, a lot of people still prefer defecating in the open due to the ancient myths surrounding construction as well as usage of toilets ...
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Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India

Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India
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Ahead of elections 2019, the public policy institute has recommended that all the political parties must focus on urban sanitation not only in terms of building toilets but also on proper feacal waste management ...
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Here’s What North Delhi Corporation Is Doing To Achieve Its Much Awaited Open Defecation Free Status

Here’s What North Delhi Corporation Is Doing To Achieve Its Much Awaited Open Defecation Free Status
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North Delhi corporation in the national capital region is the only civic body which is yet to be declared open defecation free, officially ...
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East Delhi Achieves Major Cleanliness Milestone By Finally Securing Open Defecation Free Status

Till date, a total of 3,246 urban local bodies in India have been declared ODF
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After receiving the Open Defecation Free tag, the East Delhi commissioner Dilraj Kaur urged the residents to adopt cleanliness and hygiene as part of their habits ...
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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

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Delhi News
The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market ...
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93 Per Cent Households In Rural India Have Access To Toilets, Says Government Survey

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The government survey says since its launch in October 2014, the Swachh Bharat Mission has changed the behaviour of hundreds of millions of people with respect to toilet access and usage ...
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Defying Gender Problems And Open Defecation, Sunita Devi From Jharkhand Is Training Women To Build Toilets

Sunita Devi has trained over 400 women to construct toilets
Jharkhand Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special
90 per cent of the women in Udaypura, a village in Jharkhand used to defecate in the open before 2018. Today, every woman in the village has access to a toilet, thanks to 29-year-old Sunita Devi ...
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Made 229 Public Toilet Complexes, Increased Green Cover By 0.37% Till December 2018, Says Delhi Government

Made 229 Public Toilet Complexes, Increased Green Cover By 0.37% Till December 2018, Says Delhi Government
Delhi News
The outcome budget presented by Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday claims that the use of public toilets has increased by almost 431 per cent in the last four years and apart from this, the coordinated efforts of various departments have been increased to fight the rising pollution ini the capital ...
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