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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
First step to Swachh Bharat: Why proper sanitation matters the most

Oct 02, 2014

First step to Swachh Bharat: Why proper sanitation matters the most

As the importance of good sanitation facilities is increasing, here is a look at a presentation by AskHowIndia on the ways to acquire efficient sanitation. #HowThisWorks #India #Health #Sanitation #Toilet #PM Narendra Modi #Swachh Bharat #cleanliness #Clean India Mission #open defacation
Officials grumble after PM orders them to clean on Mahatma's b'day

Sep 29, 2014

Officials grumble after PM orders them to clean on Mahatma's b'day

Since taking office, Modi has repeatedly invoked Gandhi and lamented the poor state of sanitation and public cleanliness in India. He has also vowed to clean the heavily polluted Ganges river in time for Gandhi's 150th anniversary. #World Bank #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Health #Mahatma Gandhi #Sanitation #Toilets #Waste management #PM Modi #October 2 #Clean India Campaign #Public cleanliness
Bill Gates meets PM Modi, praises focus on girls' toilets in schools, banking for poor

Sep 19, 2014

Bill Gates meets PM Modi, praises focus on girls' toilets in schools, banking for poor

Bill Gates also appreciated India's efforts in introducing four critical new vaccines in its Universal Immunisation Programme. #Narendra Modi #Banking #NewsTracker #Bill Gates #Sanitation #Girls' toilets
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
Clean India drive: CIL to spend Rs 235 cr on sanitation, building toilets

Sep 03, 2014

Clean India drive: CIL to spend Rs 235 cr on sanitation, building toilets

In response to the call given to the corporate sector by PM Narendra Modi for 'Clean India' initiative, Coal India on Tuesday said it will spend Rs 235 crore on building toilets and improving sanitation in schools and households of underprivileged. #TCS #coal india #Bharti #Corporate social responsibility #Sanitation #Toilets #Clean India