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February 10, 2022 Budget for sanitation sees a decline
Jal Jeevan Mission has picked up pace after two years (Image: Anita Martinz, Wikimedia Commons,  CC-A-2.0 Generic)
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)
Karnataka minister proposes legalising manual scavenging
Posted on 20 Mar, 2017 01:00 PM

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

Manual scavengers lose life in Bengaluru manhole
Posted on 13 Mar, 2017 02:50 PM

Three manual scavengers die of asphyxiation trying to decongest manhole

Bacteria to keep airport toilets clean in Mumbai
Posted on 05 Mar, 2017 11:27 PM

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

Bureaucrats remove sludge from twin pit toilets
Posted on 27 Feb, 2017 03:35 PM

Officials attempt to end stigma by emptying sludge from twin pit toilets 

Mumbai's crumbling toilets pose health, safety risks
Posted on 20 Feb, 2017 12:18 PM

Crumbling public sanitation infrastructure poses huge existential threat in Mumbai slums

India Sanitation Conclave and the ISC-FICCI sanitation awards, April 27-28, 2017, New Delhi
Posted on 16 Feb, 2017 12:36 PM

The India Sanitation Conclave will be a platform for deliberating on the various themes around corporate engagement in sanitation across India, from policy and regulatory enablers to best practices and business opportunity through the Build-Use-Maintain-Treat value chain.

Delhi's unauthorised colonies face sanitation crises
Posted on 13 Feb, 2017 10:59 AM

Open defecation and exposed drains compound sanitation crisis in Delhi's unauthorised colonies

Open defecation free tag for Mumbai unbelievable
Posted on 06 Feb, 2017 02:44 PM

Union government's open defecation free tag for Mumbai far from believable

PDS rations only for those with toilets in Sheopur
Posted on 31 Jan, 2017 10:19 AM

PDS rations only for BPL households with toilets in Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh

Corporations lack clarity on Swachh Bharat cess fund usage
Posted on 23 Jan, 2017 04:48 PM

Most city corporations in the dark about the usage of funds under the Swachh Bharat cess

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