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Open Defecation Free


Toilet: An Incomplete Love Story

December 09, 2020 8:37 pm

Over 100 million toilets have been constructed, but many are not used for various reasons.

99% of Indian cities declared ODF, Bengal data pending

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.

CAG report on Rajasthan: In ODF state, toilets missing in half of PMAY houses surveyed

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.

Chandigarh declared ODF++ city

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.

Declared ODF in 2017, Mumbai still short of 1 lakh public toilets

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.

Mumbai’s long road to ODF

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.

PM Modi to declare country ODF on October 2: Gujarat Dy CM

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.

This 30-year-old mother from Jharkhand braved abuse at home, doubts in her village to build toilets for all

July 08, 2019 7:10 am

One of 55,000 women masons behind ODF tag, Foolmani Devi is Jharkhand’s Swachh Bharat face

Telling numbers: In 3 states, how the absence of toilets contaminates water, soil

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.

Govt to register adverse remarks in annual report against urban bodies that fail to get ‘ODF+’ and ‘three star’ for waste disposal

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.