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Jan 09, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission in Bihar stumbling due to govt corruption and slow construction of toilets, say villagersVillagers in Bihar say the Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to live up to the hype
Jan 08, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission in Odisha hits roadblock as abundant open defecation, insufficient toilets defeat cleanliness driveStatistics claim that the Bantaligram panchayat, which hosts 1,293 households, has only 234 toilets constructed, while 1,059 toilets are yet to be constructed.
May 25, 2018
Odisha targets to achieve 'Open Defecation Free' status by 2018: Panchayat bodies, SHGs to be involvedOdisha government has said the state has registered a substantial progress in toilet coverage under the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' (SBM) and set a target to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by the end of 2018.
Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Nov 22, 2017
Charminar, Somnath Temple among 10 sites named by Centre in second phase of 'Swachh Bharat' mission10 new heritage sites to commence special sanitation action in the second phase of Swachh Iconic Places project under Swachh Bharat Mission
May 24, 2017
Swachh Bharat two-and-a-half years on: Narendra Modi government's claims remain unverifiedAlthough Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) has sent India on a toilet construction spree, 51.6 percent of households across the country did not use an improved sanitation facility – a system that separates human excreta from human contact–between January 2015 and December 2016.
Feb 12, 2017
Providing safe drinking water to every person in rural India will be a huge challenge for the govtThe government of India has committed to providing every person living in rural India safe and adequate drinking water.
Feb 03, 2016
Boost for Swachh Bharat: Former bureaucrat appointed secretary MoDW and SanitationThe 56-year-old Iyer, a 1981 batch IAS officer hailing from Tamil Nadu had taken voluntary retirement in 2009.
Sep 03, 2015
VRS for Vijaylakshmi Joshi: Another IAS officer retires ahead of scheduleA few days after Home Secretary LC Goyal sought early retirement, another IAS officer has filed for voluntary retirement (VRS): Vijaylakshmi Joshi, head of the Swachh Bharat mission
Jan 07, 2014
World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loanIt 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)