Focus on community sanitary complexes: Standing Committee to govt
In its latest report on the status of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), the Standing Committee on Rural Development said that community …
Swachh Bharat Mission’s progress “very lethargic”: Parliamentary report
Rs 14,088 crore unspent under Swachh Bharat Gramin between April 2017 and May 2018
Findings of nationwide rural sanitation survey leave several questions unanswered
The claim that 93.4 per cent of rural households are using toilets is somewhat questionable
Unused toilets prompt Haryana to tweak Swachh Bharat Mission
State adds 'cleanliness' as important prerequisite for receiving subsidy
व्यवहार की गुत्थी
सरकार का खुद का आंकड़ा बताता है कि सूचना, शिक्षा और संचार के लिए आवंटित धन में से केवल 0.8 प्रतिशत ही खर्च किया ...
Swachh Bharat Mission: Haryana’s race for ODF tag pushed people in debt traps
Villagers were forced to construct toilets, but were not given subsidy promised under SBM
"Swachh Bharat Mission echoes sterilisation campaign of 70s"
A new book exposes the lacunae in the way India manages its waste and recommends changes in practices and attitudes toward waste. Robin Jeffrey …
More than 50% rural households across 5 states are still without toilets
The low performance of these 5 states can prevent India from achieving 100 % toilet coverage by October 2019
Lagos seals off houses sans standard toilets
Sanitation for all is one of the Sustainable Development Goals envisaged by the United Nations for a better future
निर्मल और स्वच्छ भारत अभियान की पोल खोलता एक गांव!
21 साल के दौरान पहले निर्मल भारत और फिर स्वच्छ भारत अभियान के दौरान इस गांव में केवल चार शौचालय बने, लेकिन कागजों में ...
Swachh Bharat Mission: Water shortage drives people in Marathwada to open fields
Maharashtra’s rain-shadow region has had so little rain in the last four years that residents don’t have enough water to flush …
Findings of annual rural sanitation survey questionable
The claim of 96.5 per cent rural households having access to toilets with potential usage is somewhat doubtful, especially in a scenario where …
महज किताब ही नहीं, आईना भी
“जल थल मल” हमारे समाज, विज्ञान और पर्यावरण के अनछुए पहलुओं पर रोशनी डालती है
स्वच्छ भारत मिशन का जश्न मनाएं, लेकिन सावधानी से...
देश में सफलतापूर्वक 10 करोड़ शौचालय बना दिए गए हैं, लेकिन अब सवाल इस सफलता को चिरस्थायी बनाने रखने का है
मोदी सरकार ने बनाई गांवों को संपूर्ण स्वच्छ बनाने के लिए 10 साल की रणनीति
सरकार का कहना है कि स्वच्छ भारत मिशन का लक्ष्य लगभग हासिल हो चुका है, अब ग्रामीण क्षेत्र को संपूर्ण स्वच्छता का लक्ष्य रखा ...
Swachh Bharat Mission: How model villages in Odisha quit ODF
Every household now has an extra toilet, due to SBM. Yet people are forced to defecate in the open because of acute water scarcity …
Economic Survey 2018-19: Swachh Bharat needs to move to next level
Document declares that since toilets have been built, the focus will now shift to solid waste management
World Toilet Day: Why future of Swachh Bharat Mission remains unsure
The success of Swachh Bharat Mission depends not on toilet construction but whether India can sustain efforts to remain open defecation free …
Swachh Bharat Mission will achieve ODF target much before October 2019, but...
The country needs both financial and administrative attention towards ensuring effective management and disposal of solid and liquid waste
Global goal, local fight
The success of Swachh Bharat Mission will decide if the world will achieve its goal of being open defecation-free
Rush for toilet construction continues
There has been a massive spike in constructing toilets in record time in Gonda district, but it remains to be seen whether it would lead to real …
Despite Centre's advisory, people are still intimidated into ending open defecation
In Rajasthan last month, local district administration arrested locals for defecating in the open and ordered discontinuation of electricity …
Rural Kerala declared open defecation-free
All city areas are expected to become ODF by January 1 and a majority of municipalities have already achieved the target
World Bank approves $ 1.5 billion loan for rural sanitation programme
The project will result in bringing significant health benefits to the poor and the vulnerable sections living in rural areas
Shocking irregularities found by CAG among toilets constructed in govt schools
Toilets were non-existent, partially constructed, did not have water, were not hygienic and had many other shortcomings