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Water burial: 50 bodies recovered from Ganga, sanitation workers refuse to take them out

Jan 14, 2015

Water burial: 50 bodies recovered from Ganga, sanitation workers refuse to take them out

Fifty more bodies were recovered on Wednesday from the river Ganga in Safipur area of the district. #NewsTracker #Ganga #Toll #bodies #Cleaning #Fifty #sanitation workers
Woman panchayat 'live broadcasts' names of villagers who defecate in the open

Jan 13, 2015

Woman panchayat 'live broadcasts' names of villagers who defecate in the open

The details of a resident on way to defecate in the open are broadcast 'live' on a public address system in an MP village. #India #BeatThis #Madhya Pradesh #Sanitation #Toilets #open defecation #Clean India Mission #Swachh Bharat Abhiyan #village panchayat #live broadcast
Govt to prepare roadmap to improve access of food, heath facilities for tribal children

Jan 12, 2015

Govt to prepare roadmap to improve access of food, heath facilities for tribal children

Government will prepare a roadmap for improving access of tribal children to food, health and sanitation. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Unicef #Odisha #Kids #Sanitation #Tribal children #Ministry of Tribal Affairs #tribes
Delhi HC asks civic bodies to submit progress report on sanitation facilities

Jan 08, 2015

Delhi HC asks civic bodies to submit progress report on sanitation facilities

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed civic bodies to submit a status report on projects to build proper sanitation facilities in various areas of the capital. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #High Court #Sanitation #civic bodies #facilities #Progress report
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