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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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
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.
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.
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.