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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
World's first solar-powered, waterless toilet to launch in India soon

Mar 14, 2014

World's first solar-powered, waterless toilet to launch in India soon

A revolutionary toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation would be unveiled in India this month. #India #ThisisNext #Technology #Innovation #Sanitation #Toilet #Inventions #Solar-power-toilet
Sikkim becomes only Indian state to achieve 100% sanitation

Feb 09, 2014

Sikkim becomes only Indian state to achieve 100% sanitation

All 6,10,577 inhabitants in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standards. #GoodNews #India #Sikkim #Hygiene #Sanitation #Latrines
Sulabh to felicitate woman who fought for toilet at home in MP

Jan 12, 2014

Sulabh to felicitate woman who fought for toilet at home in MP

Sulabh will also request her to work as 'sanitation motivator' to promote the message of sanitation in the area, the NGO said. #Madhya Pradesh #Sanitation #Toilet #Mundlana #Dewas district
World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

Jan 07, 2014

World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

It will support the design and implementation of a dedicated RWSS program for low income states under the ongoing National Rural Drinking Water Program in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS) #Uttar Pradesh #World Bank #NewsTracker #Assam #bIhar #Jharkhand #Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation #International Development Association #RWSS
Beyond toilets: Modi needs a think-tank, shadow cabinet

Oct 04, 2013

Beyond toilets: Modi needs a think-tank, shadow cabinet

The elections are eight months away, and it is difficult to see Modi sustaining his high-pressure speeches without new ideas and arguments. #India #China #Religion #Congress #BJP #United Nations #Digvijaya Singh #Narendra Modi #Jairam Ramesh #UN #Rajiv Pratap Rudy #temples #Sanitation #Toilets #In My Opinion #Jan Eliasson #Nirmala Seetharaman #basic hygeine