February 22, 2020 10:36 am
It is fairly clear now that investment in sanitation is actually a facilitator for broader economic, health and social gains. This is the chain of arguments that we encouraged the sanitation ministers of Africa assembled at Addis Ababa to use to bring their finance ministries on board.
January 02, 2020 12:31 pm
A prime minister in the 1980s had famously said that of every rupee spent by the government, only 15 paise reached the intended beneficiaries. This statement symbolised the skew in emphasis on “policy” in favour of “implementation”.
November 15, 2019 2:06 am
In a bid to implement Swachh Bharat Mission effectively, the BMC has appointed a consultant as Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The BMC has finalised consultant M/s E&Y for one year and will pay it at least Rs 50 lakh.
October 14, 2019 6:51 am
By working with the people, the district has not only topped the cleanliness survey but also reduced dengue cases.
October 02, 2019 12:54 pm
Close to the temple is Valmiki colony, where sanitation workers currently live in flats given by the government. Back in 1946, many Valmiki families stayed in slums near the temple and most of them worked as sweepers in nearby areas including Gole Market and Connaught Place.
July 08, 2019 7:10 am
One of 55,000 women masons behind ODF tag, Foolmani Devi is Jharkhand’s Swachh Bharat face
April 07, 2019 10:41 pm
Over 600 city corporations have visited Indore to learn how a city, which ranked 25 in the 2016 cleanliness survey, has managed to consistently top the charts since then. From over 700 new toilets and urinals to 3,000 roadside bins and a live tracking system to monitor garbage vans, Indore did a lot of things right.
January 23, 2019 6:58 am
Swachh Bharat Mission has had to overcome a ‘degree of difficulty’ to bring about behavioural change.
December 28, 2018 10:27 am
Secretaries to the Government of India are playing evolving, increasingly multi-dimensional, roles.
November 23, 2018 8:38 am
Swachh Bharat Mission has achieved what previous sanitation drives could not. This owes much to the PM’s initiative
October 12, 2014 7:18 pm
Dipankar Ghose and Aniruddha Ghosal spend a night in Defence Colony and Kotla Mubarakpur, two colonies in Delhi that are separated by more than the road that divides them, to watch the daily clean-up operation.
June 22, 2020 6:57 pm
Sonu, Soha, Shraddha and others share throwback photos on Raksha Bandhan