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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)
School toilet construction slows down across the country compared to last year
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
8,240 school toilets and 1,337 Anganwadi toilets constructed in 2015-16: Swachhta Status Report 2016
The latest edition of the Swachhta Status Report brought out by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) has revealed that the
Exempt people living in slums from submitting registered sale deed copies for releasing sewerage connections: HMWSSB
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
HMWSSB wants people living in Hyderabad slums to be exempted from producing sale deed copies for releasing sewerage connections
Due to increased instances of open defecation in urban slums, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) has urged the 
Deepor Beel now houses most of Guwahati's garbage
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
Most of Guwahati's garbage ends up at the city's permanent freshwater lake, the Deepor Beel
Toilet subsidy is not the answer to sanitation problems
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
In recent years, especially after the launch of major programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, sanitation has become a hotly debated topic in India. Crores of rupees have gone into building toilets but they remain unused, villages that were declared open defecation free (ODF) are unable to sustain that, and sewage treatment continues to be a big challenge.
Use of plastic in road constuction now made mandatory
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
MoEF's new waste management rules encourage the use of plastic refuse in road construction
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in its latest edition of the Plastic Waste Management Rules has made it mandatory for local bodies to
Chennaites to learn more about solid waste segregation in the coming months
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 8 months ago
Greater Chennai Corporation to conduct trials and create awareness about waste segregation among residents
Acknowledging that a massive behaviour change is needed to transform the city’s solid waste management scene, the Greater Chennai Corporation has embarked on a mission to
Thousands of fish die in Bengaluru's sewage-choked Ulsoor lake
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 8 months ago
Thousands of dead fish found floating in Bengaluru's Ulsoor lake: Lack of dissolved oxygen due to sewage contamination blamed
Residents were in for a huge shock last week when they witnessed thousands of fish turning up dead in Bengaluru’s Ulsoor Lake.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan receives an allocation of Rs 9,000 crore in the 2016-17 Budget
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 8 months ago
Centre allocates Rs 9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the 2016-17 Budget
The Union government has allocated Rs 9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to improve sanitation and cleanliness across the country.The campaign, one of P
Mysuru is India's cleanest city, again
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 9 months ago
Swachh Sarvekshan results revealed: Mysuru is India's cleanest city, again
The Swachh Survekshan that set out to assess the cleanliness and hygiene levels in cities across India has declared
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