Follow Us:
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN NEWS

Feasibility survey to make Mohali garbage-free begins

October 31, 2019 11:27 am

The civic body official said that the feasibility survey found that the city is 54 per cent garbage-free but the work to make it 100 per cent could be completed by March next year.

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.

#ThukMat: Netizens laud ad campaign appealing people to avoid spitting in public

October 01, 2019 4:17 pm

The pouches and bin reportedly convert spit into a semi-solid biodegradable waste while converting it into a fertiliser that can enhance plant growth.

J&K: Vaishno Devi shrine bags 'Best Swachh Iconic Place' award

September 07, 2019 10:03 pm

Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board Simrandeep Singh received the award for best 'Swachh Iconic Place' from President Ram Nath Kovind.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: PMC's ODF plan goes off track along railway lines

September 02, 2019 1:05 pm

While the PMC is vying for ODF++ (Open Defecation Free) ratings from the Centre as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, claiming it has progressed two notches up in achieving ODF drive targets, the picture is starkly different along railway tracks passing through its jurisdiction.

Swachh Bharat toilets in Nandurbar being used for many purposes — except defecation

May 31, 2019 3:41 am

A majority of people in this water-scarce region are averse to having toilets so close to where they live. “There is just no water. We travel long distances for drinking water. It is unthinkable for us to use it for cleaning toilets. No one in the village has really used the toilets since they were built,” says Kalusing Padvi.

‘96.5 per cent rural homes that have toilets use them’

March 06, 2019 3:43 am

The survey was carried out from November 2018 to February 2019 and included 92,040 households in 6,136 villages, covering schools, anganwadis and public/community toilets.

PM Modi announces launch of 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ on September 15

September 12, 2018 10:44 am

PM Modi said, "On October 2, we mark the start of Gandhi Ji’s 150th birth anniversary. It is also the day Swachh Bharat Mission completes 4 years of being a historic mass movement aimed at fulfilling Bapu’s dream of a Clean India."

Swachh Bharat Summer Internship: HRD invites applications, website to launch on April 25

April 20, 2018 5:19 pm

Swachh Bharat Summer Internship: As per MHRD gudelines, students during the period of internship need to adopt one or more villages and conduct activities of their choice to contribute to the cause of rural sanitation in India

Beyond urban squalor, hope lies with Swachh Bharat’s rural footsoldiers

April 11, 2018 7:21 am

The more urban the landscape became the filthier it was and in most towns and cities the story is the same so from an urban viewpoint Swachh Bharat appears to have made no difference.

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAAN PHOTOS

Glimpses from inside India's cleanest city Indore

April 08, 2019 11:25 am

Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year in the central government’s cleanliness survey. The second and third positions in the category were grabbed by Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh and Mysore in Karnataka.

Down the Ganga: A look at govt's open defecation free initiative along the river

September 22, 2017 3:51 pm

As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes three years, five states along the Ganga have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.