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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)
Bhopal to be declared ODF by year end
Posted on 31 Oct, 2016 10:22 AM

Bhopal to be ODF ahead of schedule

Namma toilets flounder in Delhi
Posted on 24 Oct, 2016 08:39 PM

Marginally functional 'namma toilets' fail in New Delhi

A waste of energy
Posted on 19 Oct, 2016 11:00 PM

Cattle dung is not waste but an asset in rural India. With its use in food production diminishing, biogas is the next best way to utilise it.

Limited slum space reason behind less toilets
Posted on 15 Oct, 2016 08:44 PM
Lack of space major reason behind low toilet penetration in Delhi slum clusters
With just 25 percent of slum clusters having access to individual toilets, the lack of space remains one of the major impediments in the increase in toilet numbers
Two Mumbai slums get bio-digester public toilets
Posted on 08 Oct, 2016 09:57 AM
Bio-digester toilet complexes come up in Dharavi and Mahim in Mumbai
The municipal corporation of Greater Mumbai inaugurated two bio-digester toilet complexes with 30 seats each in the localities of Dharavi and Mahim in Mumbai.
Sanitation workers to go on strike
Posted on 03 Oct, 2016 11:24 AM
Gujarat's sanitation workers threaten to declare strike over manual scavenging
Members of Gujarat's Safai Kamdar Adhikar Andolan have expressed their intent to declare a strike if the government continues with its non-implementation of the provisions of the P
For one crore people, Bengaluru has 600 toilets
Posted on 26 Sep, 2016 09:31 PM

Just 600 public toilets for Bengaluru's one crore populace

Delhi corporations fail to utilise SBM fund
Posted on 19 Sep, 2016 12:14 PM
Swachh Bharat funds remain unused by Delhi's municipal corporations
Three municipal corporations of Delhi have failed to properly utilise funds allotted under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) to improve their environs, a Centre for
Mapping the Swachh Bharat Mission process: A study of three states
Posted on 15 Sep, 2016 12:00 PM

To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put focus on sanitation, the Prime Minister of India launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2 October, 2014. Following this, guidelines for the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) were issued by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India (GoI).

More than just toilets needed to clean India
Posted on 12 Sep, 2016 01:42 PM
Behaviour change and not just toilets needed for Swachh Bharat
A study conducted by the Global Sanitation Fund in the states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Maharashtra has revealed that a number of
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