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Delhi: LG launches 'cleanliness drive' ahead of rains

June 15, 2022 7:26 am

According to officials, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Sisodia were supposed to attend the programme, but could not.

Mohali sanitation woes: Facing residents’ ire, MC allots contracts to maintain parks

May 16, 2022 2:52 am

The MC has around 600 parks under its jurisdiction in the city. Out of these, around 100 are being maintained by the Resident Welfare Associations (RWA) in different areas.

Delhi Budget: Water supply and sanitation rank high

March 27, 2022 8:42 am

A total of Rs 6,710 crore has been proposed for water supply and sanitation projects, with the outlay for water supply schemes being higher than that for sanitation.

NFHS data offers a reality check for claims of Swachh Bharat success

January 20, 2022 9:46 am

🔴 P C Mohanan writes: The findings indicate the need for reinforcing behavioural change in sanitation habits

Identifying and resolving India’s sanitation issues with decentralised solutions

January 05, 2022 5:08 pm

Humans on average defecate 140 kg of excreta each year and when multiplied with the 1.4 billion people residing in India, it becomes tough to equate access to toilets with access to sanitation

Check your hand sanitiser's quality with these simple tests at home

July 16, 2020 1:23 pm

Not sure about the quality of the hand sanitiser? Here here are some easy ways in which you can run a check.

Centre approved Rs 74k-crore for sanitation projects: Hardeep Singh Puri

November 20, 2018 3:26 pm

The AMRUT scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015

India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools: UN report

September 03, 2018 10:39 am

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme, or JMP, which has been monitoring global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) since 1990.

Half the world's schools lack clean water, toilets and handwashing: report

August 27, 2018 10:42 am

Almost 900 million children have to contend with a lack of basic hygiene facilities during their education, putting their health at risk and meaning some have to miss school.

Inside Out

August 06, 2018 12:45 am

A research into exclusion and discrimination is presented through a graphic novel, First Hand II


Police ‘garland’ men to stop public urination in Telangana

February 29, 2016 3:19 am

Hyderabad (Telangana), Feb 29 (ANI): The traffic police in Hyderabad has come up with a unique idea to shame people who urinate in public - by hanging flower garlands around their necks. Speaking about the initiative, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Jitender, said that such campaigns raised public awareness about sanitation and personal hygiene. Meanwhile, Sub-Inspector of Traffic Police, N. Rama Krishna, said that the the initiative is a part of ‘Swachch Hyderabad’ drive to keep the city clean and also help people follow traffic rules.

MCD workers protest against Delhi Government

January 27, 2016 9:02 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) workers protested outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence over non-payment of dues, which are due for months. It is resulting in immense financial burden on them. This is for the second time this month that the MCD employees are on a strike. The MCD officials said as a result of the protest, MCD services will be affected for some days. The cash-strapped North and East Delhi civic bodies have been unable to pay salaries to workers for three to four months now. There are over one lakh sanitation workers waiting for their salaries.