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Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

Nov 12, 2014

Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has debunked as unreliable the information provided by Gujarat government on availability of toilet facility. #India #Gujarat #CAG #Education #TheySaidIt #Comptroller and Auditor General of India #Right to Education #Schools #Gandhinagar #RTE #Sanitation #Shashi Kant Sharma
Maharashtra: Woman sells off her mangalsutra to build toilet in village

Nov 07, 2014

Maharashtra: Woman sells off her mangalsutra to build toilet in village

A feisty woman in Maharashtra who sold her gold "mangalsutra" - the wedding chain and pendant - to raise money to construct a toilet in her remote village home has earned kudos from people, and a felicitation by Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde. #India #Maharshtra #Women's health in India #Mangalsutra #Sanitation in India #Women's toilets in India
Construction of toilets alone won't impact health in India, says study

Oct 10, 2014

Construction of toilets alone won't impact health in India, says study

A new study on building toilets in rural India shows that adding facilities alone is not enough to improve public health. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Study #Odisha #Sanitation #Toilets #open defecation #Lancet #cleanliness
Swachh Bharat campaign: PM Modi can only initiate, the onus is on all us

Oct 03, 2014

Swachh Bharat campaign: PM Modi can only initiate, the onus is on all us

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday symbolically wielded the broom in Dalit colony where Mahatma Gandhi once stayed to launch a unique nationwide campaign which seeks to change Indians' mindset vis-a-vis hygiene and clean up the country in five years. But here's why the onus is on us. #India #ThisisNext #Narendra Modi #Government #Mahatma Gandhi #Sanitation #Garbage #Clean India #PM Modi #Swachh Bharat
PSUs join Clean India campaign; GAIL to provide bio-toilets for girls

Oct 02, 2014

PSUs join Clean India campaign; GAIL to provide bio-toilets for girls

While GAIL (India) unveiled its Rs 27 crore bio-toilet programme under Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Scheme here, other central PSUs like Nalco and Railways launched a series of cleanliness drives across the state. #India #PSUs #NewsTracker #GAIL #Nalco #Corporate social responsibility #Sanitation #Toilets #Dharmendra Pradhan #Clean India #PM Narendra Modi #Swachh Bharat #Clean India Campaign #Santitation for women

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After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Feb 25, 2014

After Deng-isms, some Teddy-isms for our next Prime Minister

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was also called the "trust buster", smashing Americas "robber baron" monopolies with ruthless reforms. #Anna Hazare #United States #InMyOpinion #Sanitation #Fareed Zakaria #Woodrow Wilson #Theodore Roosevelt #Standard Oil