December 09, 2020 8:37 pm
Over 100 million toilets have been constructed, but many are not used for various reasons.
October 03, 2020 6:08 am
West Bengal government officials said they were ready with all documents but the central agency engaged for the survey could not carry out the job due to the pandemic.
August 31, 2020 12:47 pm
During a performance audit of PMAY-G in Rajasthan, CAG conducted a physical verification of 590 houses listed as “completed” in 59 gram panchayats across seven districts -- Baran, Bikaner, Bharatpur, Dausa, Jodhpur, Tonk and Udaipur.
October 25, 2019 9:34 am
In order to ensure effective functioning of public and community toilets and to address proper disposal of fecal sludge, the MoHUA had introduced the Open Defecation Free Plus Plus (ODF++) and Open Defecation Free Plus (ODF+) protocol under the Swachh Bharat Mission in August last year.
October 02, 2019 11:22 am
As per estimates, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has to construct more than one lakh toilet seats to meet the existing deficit.
October 01, 2019 5:04 am
A BMC drive had found 118 open defecation spots across the city which, it says, have been eliminated by mitigation measures; The Indian Express visits four such locations where open defecation continues unabated.
September 26, 2019 3:45 am
“This will be the biggest social revolution post-independence,” Patel told mediapersons. The event will be held on the Sabarmati Riverfront and Sabarmati Ashram.
July 08, 2019 7:10 am
One of 55,000 women masons behind ODF tag, Foolmani Devi is Jharkhand’s Swachh Bharat face
June 07, 2019 12:48 am
Among the three states, the levels were the worst in Bihar where non-ODF villages showed 35.7 times higher groundwater contamination than ODF villages, as compared to 6.6 times higher in West Bengal and 5.3 times higher in Odisha.
May 29, 2019 8:27 am
The urban area of Maharashtra was declared Open Defecation Free on October 1, 2017, three years after the implementation of the programme. Similarly, an initiative to tackle waste disposal was launched on May 1, 2017.