Govt notifies groundwater rules, fails to address major concerns
There’s neither a limit on reusing water extracted by industries, nor is there any clause making them recharge groundwater sources
Are we really getting a clean Ganga by 2019?
We have already lost 30 years after the launch of the first Ganga cleaning programme. It is time to take strong and quick actions on the ground.
In hurry to build 40 toilets a minute, did govt forget about safe sanitation?
CAG reports of Gujarat and Uttarakhand, which are ODF status holders, say many toilets only exist on paper and several are defunct
India's missing toilets
Government unable to determine exactly how many households don't have toilets
Glaring loopholes in new draft rules for groundwater extraction
The new draft rules for regulation of groundwater are a move towards decentralisation but many key concerns have been overlooked
India’s sanitation economy to double by 2021
It would be worth $62 billion in three years and the credit would go to Swachh Bharat Mission, say speakers at 18th World Toilet Summit
One toilet every second: Modi government’s 100 day target
Union ministry issues orders to all states to meet target of constructing 5.2 million toilets by end of August
Rs 1,400 crore for setting up water purification plants
Ministry of drinking water and sanitation gets Rs 15,260 crore
Centre gears up to launch revamped sanitation mission
Corporate houses will have a major role in Swacchh Bharat Abhiyan which aims at achieving total sanitation by 2019
Interactive map to monitor gaps in sanitation launched
The map will help monitor the progress in the construction of toilets in all districts
Where do Indians defecate?
Half of India's population defecates in the open. In all probability, they will continue to do so for the next 10 years
World Toilet Day: India now aims to build one toilet every two seconds
The country needs to play a major role in reducing open defecation
Union Budget 2018: Merely increasing funds for Clean Ganga will not ensure results
A CAG report had said underutilised funds and an absence of a long-term plan affecting rejuvenation of Ganga
Stink over missing toilets: ministry initiates probe
CAG audit may be sought if states fail to disclose correct information, says secretary for drinking water and sanitation
PMO orders huge cuts in social sector spending for 2015-16
Employment guarantee, rural road and sanitation schemes among those likely to be affected