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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)
Asli Tarakki in the NCR
Posted on 05 Sep, 2016 11:19 PM
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
Posted on 29 Aug, 2016 01:14 PM
Government mulls making 'dignity and self-respect' the focal points of Swachh Bharat 
Maharashtra to use treated water better
Posted on 22 Aug, 2016 09:11 AM
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
No public toilets for transgenders in the country
Posted on 15 Aug, 2016 12:58 AM

Transgenders continue to wait for gender-neutral public toilets in India

Improvised septic tanks to deal with groundwater pollution
Posted on 08 Aug, 2016 09:04 AM
Badly constructed, ill-maintained latrines contaminate Namakkal's groundwater
Sewage seeping into the ground from septic tanks has remained a serious concern in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal district for a while.
Renewed sense of urgency in Swachh Bharat implementation
Posted on 01 Aug, 2016 08:47 AM
Prime minister’s review meeting instills urgency in Swachh Bharat implementation in rural areas
Toilet subsidy gives way to incentives in Haryana
Posted on 24 Jul, 2016 09:24 AM
Incentives in place of subsidies for toilet construction in Haryana
Mumbai's dabbawallas to spread 'Swachh' message
Posted on 17 Jul, 2016 09:40 AM

Urban development ministry ties up with dabbawallas to spread sanitation message

Mobile app to lodge sanitation woes in Delhi slums
Posted on 11 Jul, 2016 09:37 AM
Delhi slum residents to go high tech with their sanitation complaints
Slum dwellers in the national capital will soon be able to lodge complaints related to community toilets using a mobile app.
A long way to go before total sanitation
Posted on 01 Jul, 2016 04:09 PM

Only 16 out of India's 677 districts open defecation free