Swachch Bharat

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From Swachh Bharat, noteban to Ganga and Digital India: Govt schemes enter NCERT textbooks

At least 13 new references to flagship programmes of the incumbent government introduced in Geography, Science, Political Science, Economics and English books.

‘Swachchta Hi Seva’: Pune school students get a chance to interact with scientists

All institutions in the city will hold open houses, conduct competitions and similar interactions with school students during the campaigns from September 15 to October 2.


Local bodies will link Swachh Bharat project to environment, health: Fadnavis

All the municipal corporations, councils and Nagar Panchayats have been entrusted with the task of implementing the programme in a time-bound manner, he said.

'Saw father die in front of my eyes,' says daughter of man lynched in Rajasthan

On Saturday, Sabira and residents of Mehtab Shah Kutchi Basti said they witnessed the assault unfold and Khan die on the spot.

Family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation in Madhya Pradesh

The village sarpanch, Ramrati Bai, said action was taken as the family members were not ready to use the toilet constructed at their home despite repeated advice.

J-K witnesses multiple Swachta Abhiyaan campaigns on Sunday

It was cleanliness drive from Siachen Glacier to the plains of Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, multiple campaigns were seen across the state organised by the Army and state leaders.


What lies buried part III: Segregating trash, a tale of two colonies

Pilot project an eyewash; at New Rajender Nagar, effort lasted a week, at Jhilmil colony, it never really took off

Over half of rural population still defecate in the open: NSSO survey

The situation, however, is better in urban areas where the percentage of persons going for open defecation was estimated to be 7.5 per cent, as per the study.

Govt to reach out to NRIs for fund raising flagship projects

India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians will also create a focus group for facilitating contributions by NRIs in the forthcoming Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Conference, 2016.

Six waste-to-energy plants to be set up under Swachch Bharat Mission

There will be two waste-to-energy plants producing 11 MW each in Jabalpur and Hyderabad, besides a 12.6 MW plant at Nalgonda in Telangana, and 3 MW plant in Chennai. These will be commissioned next year.