Sanitation

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October 4, 2021 Lessons from the Swachh Bharat Mission experience
Pop culture icons like Gabbar Singh are painted on the walls of a toilet complex in New Delhi (Image: Project Raahat, Enactus)
July 6, 2021 If trends persist, billions will be left without critical, life-saving WASH services, says a SDG monitoring report

Between 2016 and 2020, the global population with safely managed drinking water at home increased from 70% to 74% (Image: Pxhere)
April 13, 2021 There is a need for long term sustained engagement of the skilled workforce for water and sanitation
Swachhagrahis are the motivators for bringing about behaviour change concerning key sanitation practices in rural India. (Image: SBM)
March 12, 2021 Involving youth to identify appropriate WASH solutions
The Young Professionals worked closely with the District and aimed to fill the gap of the Swachchata Dooths (Image: SCOPE)
December 28, 2020 The pandemic has exacerbated the issues of exclusion and vulnerability of sanitation workers.
Despite the risks and the dire conditions of their work, sanitation workers continued to do their job (Image: C S Sharada Prasad, India Water Portal)
A sanitation veteran leads from the front
Gyanchand Mishra has leveraged help from the urban local body and the Project Nirmal team to improve the city's sanitation chain. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year ago

Gyanchand Mishra is 65, the veteran of many a sanitation campaign that, he says, has ended successfully. Mixing politics and activism, his long association with sanitation resulted in Dhenkanal’s first ODF Ward-3.

As a result of Gyanchand Mishra's efforts, Ward 3 of Dhenkanal became ODF in a matter of a month
Swachh Survekshan 2017: Indore is India’s cleanest city
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 6 months ago

Indore and Bhopal declared India’s cleanest cities

Ministries to prepare two-year action plans for Swachh Bharat
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 6 months ago

PMO directs Ministries to prepare two-year action plans for Swachh Bharat implementation

Open defecation continues in rural India despite increased toilet construction
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 7 months ago

Despite increased toilet construction, open defecation lives on in rural India

Uttarakhand to be open defecation free soon
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 7 months ago

Uttarakhand all set to become open defecation free by May

Transgenders can now use public toilets of their choice
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 7 months ago

Centre issues guidelines allowing transgender people to use public toilets of their choice

Worn out buses become 'Toilets for Her' in Pune
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 8 months ago

Pune municipal corporation converts worn out buses into toilets

Karnataka minister proposes legalising manual scavenging
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 8 months ago

Karnataka for making manual scavenging legal to get rid of pesky scavenger deaths

Manual scavengers lose life in Bengaluru manhole
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 8 months ago

Three manual scavengers die of asphyxiation trying to decongest manhole

Bacteria to keep airport toilets clean in Mumbai
iwpsuperadmin posted 4 years 8 months ago

Bacteria and enzyme-filled green chemicals to clean toilets in Mumbai International Airport's Terminal 2

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