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Bihar worst in open defecation Union minister

Sep 11, 2014

Bihar worst in open defecation Union minister

The minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to providing toilets to the last of the poor during his Independence Day speech, and the Centre has started working on achieving it. #NewsTracker #Panchayati raj #bIhar #Rural development #States #Sanitation #Drinking water #Indira Awas Yojana #Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan #Upendra Kushwaha #open defecation
Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Aug 18, 2014

Modi effect Six newly-wed brides return home as in-laws' place have no toilets

Taking their cue from Prime Minister Narendar Modi's call in his Independence Day address for a toilet in every household, especially in rural areas, the young brides protested to their husbands and in-laws over lack of such a facility. #Uttar Pradesh #Narendra Modi #Inpraiseof #Independence Day #States #Sanitation #Toilets #Sulabh International
Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Aug 05, 2014

Total sanitation Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation

Building toilets does not mean people will use them. What India needs is for people to be taught the value of sanitation. #ConnectTheDots #Caste #Healthcare #Sanitation #Toilets #diarrhoea #open defecation
India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

Jul 25, 2014

India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

The issue of open defecation is not a new point in any analysis of maternal and child health. What is wrong is reducing it all to the religious preferences of Hindus and Muslims. #ToTheContrary #Hindus #Muslims #Sanitation #open defecation #Child Survival rates #Manusmriti #Hadith
In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Jun 25, 2014

In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Lucknow, with a population of nearly three million and the capital of India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, doesn't have any public toilets for women and has a toilet for every 58,844 people, a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed. #India #NewsTracker #BeatThis #lUCKNOW #Akhilesh Yadav #Health care #Sanitation #Lucknow Municipal Corporation
Construct toilets for women cops in police stations: Centre to states

Jun 03, 2014

Construct toilets for women cops in police stations: Centre to states

In a letter, the Ministry told the states and Union Territories to construct toilets and rest rooms for women personnel on "priority" basis #India #NewsTracker #Health #Narendra Modi government #Sanitation #Toilets #police officers #Badaun #Badaun gangrape #Female cops
Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

May 31, 2014

Why menstruation is a nightmare for many women in India

Not just health, but lack of menstrual hygiene management takes its toll on the education of young girls. According to Dasra and the Forbes Marshall survey, almost 23 percent of girls drop out of school when they start menstruating. #India #United Nations #Health #Time magazine #Sanitation #Rohingyas #Aakar Innovations #Goonj #Jayashree Industries #Dasra #Menstruation
Ramesh lauds Munde's decision on priority to sanitation in all households

May 28, 2014

Ramesh lauds Munde's decision on priority to sanitation in all households

The Congress leader, who passionately pushed the issue of sanitation during his stint in the rural development ministry in the UPA government, also termed as "encouraging" Munde's remarks on MNREGA and implementation of Land Acquisition Act. #India #BJP #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Gopinath Munde #households #Sanitation
Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Mar 23, 2014

Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Scientists who accepted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's challenge to reinvent the toilet showcased their inventions in the Indian capital Saturday. The primary goal: to sanitise waste, use minimal water or electricity, and produce a usable product at low cost. #ThisisNext #Technology #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Sanitation #Toilets #Toilet challenge