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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)
Swachhta status: Keeping latrines clean and functional
Posted on 30 Apr, 2016 09:07 AM
Availability of accurate data is crucial for monitoring the real progress of any initiative. The advance of an exercise as colossal as the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) cannot be audited and amended without regular monitoring and meticulous collection of relevant data.
J&K's Anantnag among India's best in construction school toilets
Posted on 26 Apr, 2016 08:49 AM
Anantnag wins Prime Minister's award for large-scale construction of school toilets
कानपुर की नेहा ने कहा, शौचालय नहीं तो शादी नहीं
Posted on 22 Apr, 2016 10:05 AM

लखनऊ की एक युवती ने शादी के लिये तय किए गए कानपुर के एक युवक के घर में शौचालय नहीं होने के कारण शादी के ऐन मौके पर विवाह करने से इनकार कर दिया। यह शादी युवती और युवक के परिजनों न

School toilet construction slows down across the country compared to last year
Posted on 18 Apr, 2016 10:55 AM
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
Posted on 12 Apr, 2016 10:30 AM
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
Posted on 04 Apr, 2016 10:30 AM
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
Posted on 31 Mar, 2016 06:30 PM
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
Posted on 29 Mar, 2016 08:44 AM
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
Posted on 22 Mar, 2016 10:15 AM
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
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