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Here's how Hirmathala in Haryana is giving every Indian village sanitation goals

Updated : Nov 06, 2016

By : Pallavi Rebbapragada

Category : Life

Here's how Hirmathala in Haryana is giving every Indian village sanitation goals

Up to 2012, its population of 2,000 had to walk miles to defecate. Today, in Hirmathala’s 150 to 175 households, there are 165 toilets. #Narendra Modi #Haryana #Sanitation #Swachh Bharat #Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan #model village #community sanitation #FWeekend #community toilets #Hirmathala #Sulabh Shauchalay
Sanitation will be an election issue in upcoming polls: Venkaiah Naidu

Updated : Oct 29, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Politics

Sanitation will be an election issue in upcoming polls: Venkaiah Naidu

Sanitation will be an election issue in upcoming polls as people living in cities and towns will vote for those who vouch for hygiene and such a political implication will help in effective implementation of Centre's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said. #BJP #NewsTracker #Venkaiah Naidu #NDA #Sanitation #Swachh Bharat
Study shows health improving globally, but chronic diseases remain a major threat

Updated : Oct 06, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Life

Study shows health improving globally, but chronic diseases remain a major threat

Despite an improvement in healthcare and life expectancy, long-term illnesses like cancer, diabetes are rising, says a new research, causing seven out of 10 deaths, globally #obesity #NewsTracker #death #Health #HIV/AIDS #Cancer #malaria #Diabetes #Sanitation #Childbirth #University of Washington #the Lancet #diarrhoea #Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation #2015 #cardiovascular #global burden of diseases #chronic diseases #1990 #communicable
What a stink! 70% of urban India's sewage is untreated

Updated : Jan 27, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

What a stink! 70% of urban India's sewage is untreated

There are four years left for the government target of ensuring all Indians use toilets, but in urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants. #ConnectTheDots #WHO #Sanitation #Toilets #sewage #IndiaSpend #Treatment plants
Govt to measure success of Swachh Bharat Mission, rank 75 cities on performance

Updated : Jan 09, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Govt to measure success of Swachh Bharat Mission, rank 75 cities on performance

In the current survey, findings as on December 2015 will be tallied with the findings as on October 2014 to measure the progress made by each of these 75 cities and rank them accordingly. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Venkaiah Naidu #Sanitation #Ministry of Urban Development #Swachh Bharat Mission #Shareworthy #Quality Council of India #Swachh Survekshan
Mizoram shows how good sanitation can help tackle problems like child malnutrition

Updated : Jan 06, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Mizoram shows how good sanitation can help tackle problems like child malnutrition

The north eastern state of Mizoram has reported a 13 percentage-point decline in stunting (below normal height for the age) and five percentage points decline in underweight children. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Sanitation #Mizoram #cleanliness #Swachch Bharat Abhiyan
UN recognises right to sanitation as a distinct human right

Updated : Dec 18, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

UN recognises right to sanitation as a distinct human right

In a bid to combat open defecation, the UN has adopted a landmark resolution recognising the human right to "sanitation" as a distinct human right. #World #Life #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Human Rights #Sanitation #Drinking water
Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unused

Updated : Nov 23, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unused

More than a year after the Swachh Bharat campaign was launched across the country, statistics appear to be making it increasingly clear that the focus of the campaign needs to be more than merely constructing toilets. #NewsTracker #NSSO #Modi #Sanitation #Toilets #Clean India #Swachh Bharat #Niti Aayog
Swacch Bharat Abhiyan after a year:  Four ways the govt can make it really work

Updated : Oct 02, 2015

By : K Yatish Rajawat

Category : India

Swacch Bharat Abhiyan after a year: Four ways the govt can make it really work

The Swacch Bharat initiative needs to evolve substantially as it cannot just continue as it is. #India #InMyOpinion #Industry #Sanitation #Toilets #Garbage #landfills #Swacch Bharat
Swachch Bharat in limbo: Religious leaders come together to revive PM's pet scheme

Updated : Aug 10, 2015

By : K Yatish Rajawat

Category : Business

Swachch Bharat in limbo: Religious leaders come together to revive PM's pet scheme

India needs toilets that do not use water, are designed with open roofs and are standardised so that they are cheaper #Sanitation #Swachch bharat