The World Bank has termed the scheme’s implementation as ‘moderately unsatisfactory,’ contrary to the findings of the autonomous government body Swacchh Sarvekshan.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday picked up a broom and swept a lane in the busy Crawford Market while launching the 15-day sanitation campaign — Swachhta hi Seva
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Brothers in Amethi district have lined up a different gift for their sisters this Raksha Bandhan - a toilet.
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Rural Uttarakhand and rural Haryana declared themselves as the fourth and fifth open defecation free states under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin
Although 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.
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"All ministries have prepared the action plans for Swachh Bharat Mission for the current financial year 2017-18 and for 2018-19. The respective ministries have committed Rs 5,300 crore budget for sanitation this year,"
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What was on your bucket list when you were 16? It's likely that it never included making your locality open defecation-free.
Domestic breeding checkers have to keep the record of every household they visit and take the signature of the house owner on the record sheet acknowledging the visit.
Up to 2012, its population of 2,000 had to walk miles to defecate. Today, in Hirmathala’s 150 to 175 households, there are 165 toilets.
Sanitation will be an election issue in upcoming polls as people living in cities and towns will vote for those who vouch for hygiene and such a political implication will help in effective implementation of Centre's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said.
There are four years left for the government target of ensuring all Indians use toilets, but in urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants.
In the current survey, findings as on December 2015 will be tallied with the findings as on October 2014 to measure the progress made by each of these 75 cities and rank them accordingly.
The north eastern state of Mizoram has reported a 13 percentage-point decline in stunting (below normal height for the age) and five percentage points decline in underweight children.