Sanitation

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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)
Swachh Bharat in reserve forests, tourist spots
Posted on 26 Jun, 2016 08:42 PM

Cleaning of 10 reserve forests and tourist spots to be taken up under Swachh Bharat Mission

Transgenders face ridicule at public toilets: Survey
Posted on 19 Jun, 2016 08:00 PM
NGO survey says transgenders face harassment at Mumbai public toilets
Mahila Milan's toilets stand out in Wadala
Posted on 07 Jun, 2016 09:27 AM
Mahila Milan collective seeks to ensure proper housing and sanitation in Mumbai slums
Leaders of Mahila Milan collective in Mumbai understand the importance good sanitation and have taken it upon themselves to ensure that women in slums have a hy
Breaking the silence: World Menstrual Hygiene Day
Posted on 30 May, 2016 08:43 PM
World Menstrual Hygiene Day - May 28
Aimed at breaking myths and taboos surrounding menstruation, May 28 is celebrated as Menstrual Hygiene Day across the world.
Towards a trash-free period
Posted on 27 May, 2016 08:11 PM
For centuries, women have fashioned receptacles from locally available absorbants to soak up menstrual discharge. Softened papyrus was used by women in ancient Egypt, while in other parts, materials like wool, paper, vegetable fiber, grass, animal skin, and moss were used to create makeshift tampons and pads [1].
Economic losses close to 6% of India's GDP mainly due to sanitation deficit: World Bank
Posted on 23 May, 2016 11:00 PM
India's all-round sanitation deficit results in overall losses worth close to 6% of GDP 
With India contributing 60% to the world’s open defection, the World Bank has estimated that the country’s sanitation deficit leads to losses worth roughly
Lucknow to sport more public toilets soon
Posted on 16 May, 2016 08:27 AM
Lucknow district administration to construct 97 public toilet complexes
Taking cognizance of the issue of insufficient public toilets in Lucknow, the administration has decided to construct 97 public toilet complexes across the city.
Revised septage management rules to be implemented across Bhubaneswar
Posted on 10 May, 2016 12:26 AM
Bhubaneswar administration to implement revised septage management rules across the city
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