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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)
Limited slum space reason behind less toilets
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 1 month ago
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
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 1 month ago
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
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 1 month ago
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
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago

Just 600 public toilets for Bengaluru's one crore populace

Delhi corporations fail to utilise SBM fund
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago
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
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago

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
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago
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
Asli Tarakki in the NCR
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago
Campaign launched to improve sanitation in the NCR 
The ministry of urban development has launched a new awareness campaign–Asli tarakki–aimed at improving sanitation in six cities in the national cap
Dignity and self-respect to drive Swachh Bharat
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 2 months ago
Government mulls making 'dignity and self-respect' the focal points of Swachh Bharat 
Maharashtra to use treated water better
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 3 months ago
Civic bodies across Maharashtra to treat and utilise STP water better
Following an unforgiving summer, civic corporations across Maharashtra have planned to use treated water from Common Effluent Treatment Pla
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