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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
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
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