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Monday, November 29, 2021

sanitation in India


Like Swachh Bharat, Jal Jeevan Mission will benefit the wider economy

February 22, 2020 10:36 am

It is fairly clear now that investment in sanitation is actually a facilitator for broader economic, health and social gains. This is the chain of arguments that we encouraged the sanitation ministers of Africa assembled at Addis Ababa to use to bring their finance ministries on board.

Rural Sanitation Strategy Released: Govt lays roadmap to deal with open defecation, sanitation issues

September 28, 2019 5:38 am

Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer on Friday said the framework for the rural sanitation programme had been drawn up and would be sent to the Union Cabinet shortly for approval.

Sanitation coverage in India almost doubled: PM Modi

June 07, 2018 6:03 pm

Referring to a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) study, he said that those villages which are open defecation free, Rs 50,000 which would have otherwise been used for other works, is being saved on an average per family.

Charities Aid Foundation rolls out challenge for sanitation awareness

July 08, 2015 12:15 am

A recent study by UNICEF states 27.6 million children, accounting for 14.7% of the total children enrolled in schools, do not have access to basic toilet facilities.

Techie puts country before self,quits US job to improve sanitation

November 24, 2013 1:39 am

When software techie Swapnil Chaturvedi decided to chuck his high-paying job in the US in 2011 to to work in the field of toilet and sanitation in India,his friends thought he had literally lost it.