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Feb 07, 2019
Over nine crore toilets built, 5.5 lakh villages declared open defecation free since 2014, govt tells Lok SabhaMore than nine crore toilets have been constructed across the country, while over 5 lakh villages have been declared ODF till 5 February this year under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G), govt tells Lok Sabha
Nov 19, 2018
On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villagesFor the Gram Pradhan of Jatoi Praveshi Devi, a pregnant woman going into labour while she was out in the fields marked the last straw of open defecation in her village
Nov 06, 2018
Bill Gates lauds futuristic toilet that turns waste to fertilizer without waterChina is midway through a three-year 'toilet revolution': building 64,000 public toilets by 2020.
Jul 24, 2018
Hardeep Singh Puri says 50 lakh household toilets constructed under Swachh Bharat; slum residents benefited mostPuri said in Lok Sabha that the SBM-U mainly aims at making urban India free from open defecation and achieving 100 per cent scientific management of municipal solid waste in all 4,041 statutory towns of the country.
May 24, 2018
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ground reality: Painting, remodelling of toilets sparks sanitation revolution in OdishaOdisha, which has an abysmal record when it comes to access to toilets, has seen some startling success stories from a few villages of this laggard state.
May 13, 2018
Delhi Metro tells high court 'nominal' fee charged for drinking water, toilets at stations to prevent misuse of facilitiesThe Delhi Metro told the high court in New Delhi that a nominal fee is charged for drinking water and toilets at its stations to prevent the misuse of these facilities.
Apr 18, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis declares rural Maharashtra open defecation-free, says state built highest number of toiletsMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday declared rural areas of the state open defecation-free and claimed the state has constructed the highest number of toilets in the country.
Mar 28, 2018
93% rural households with access to toilets use them, reveals national sanitation surveyOver 93 percent rural households which have access to toilets are using them and about 77 percent of houses in such areas have got toilets, the government-sponsored National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) revealed.
Feb 13, 2018
Modi govt built 6 crore toilets since coming to power in 2014: Union ministerThe NDA government has built six crore toilets since coming to power at the Centre in 2014 and another two crore are to be constructed by the end of the next fiscal, said a minister.
Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.