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Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan


Promote healthy competition between cities for cleanliness: PM Modi at mayors' conference

December 17, 2021 2:42 pm

"Most of the cities in our country are traditional cities, developed in a traditional way. In this era of modernization, the antiquity of these cities is equally important..." PM Modi said.

‘Garbage mountains’ in cities to be removed: PM Narendra Modi

October 02, 2021 7:49 am

The Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 intends to make India’s cities garbage-free. AMRUT 2.0 aims at ramping up sewage treatment as well as providing 100 per cent water supply coverage to all households.

ExplainSpeaking: What is the economic cost of being 'filthy India'?

October 31, 2020 12:12 pm

Despite improvements over the years, India lags on sanitation, and this reflects in premature deaths, chronic malnutrition in children and all-round reduced productivity

Swachh Bharat: Urban areas require a different approach to end open defecation

November 13, 2019 9:39 am

The success of the Swachh Bharat Mission depends not only on changing the mindset, but, also on changing in the way waste is disposed of by the municipalities and the state governments.

Four stations from Karnataka make it to top 50 list of Railway Ministry's cleanliness survey

October 31, 2019 4:59 pm

The survey was done taking into account several parameters like solid and liquid waste management, cleaning activities, energy management, etc.

BYOB: KSRTC stops plastic water bottles in buses, urges passengers to get their own

October 04, 2019 8:58 pm

After implementing the ban on single-use plastic bottles, the KSRTC is also holding a selfie contest to encourage people to bring their own water bottles.

Fifth column: Modi's good deeds forgotten by the hate his associates often spread

April 14, 2019 7:48 am

There are many former believers in Modi who have lost faith in him, and their reasons for losing faith are economic. The World Bank may rank India as a country that has become one in which it is easier to do business, but on the ground this appears somehow to have got lost in translation.

Accessible toilets on list as girls from Mumbai slums release charter of demands

April 13, 2019 4:39 am

The Girls’ Charter of Demands, spearheaded by seven organisations under the banner of Adolescent Girls Learning Community, encourages girls to hold meetings with corporators, assembly representatives and government officials to discuss their demands.

Swachh Bharat Mission needs to clean up the lives of sanitation workers

November 27, 2018 4:31 pm

The levying of 2 per cent cess when the programme was launched created popular notions that tax paying citizens are responsible for cleaning our cities.

Swachh Bharat: Rs 5,136-crore released to states, Union Territories over last three years

April 07, 2018 12:16 pm

The list of top five states includes — Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh occupied the sixth and seventh spot, respectively.