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Swachh Bharat Mission


Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Moga district selected by GoI for solid waste management in villages

July 29, 2022 9:18 pm

Moga deputy commissioner Kulwant Singh aid that under this project, the waste generated in rural areas, whether it is solid or liquid, will be managed as per the instructions of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Swachh Survekshan: New Delhi Municipal Council tops list, Delhi corporations put up dismal show

November 21, 2021 1:08 am

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2021 at Delhi on Saturday. Indore topped the category of cities with a population above 10 lakh.

The swachhta journey: New targets, new approaches

August 27, 2021 8:53 pm

Swachh Bharat Mission focused on access to sanitation and therefore construction of toilets. The new targets cover the entire sanitation value chain and focus on complete waste treatment and safe disposal

Gujarat: GUVNL donates robotic sewage machine to VMC

June 12, 2021 3:25 am

The solar-powered battery-operated machine named Xena 6.0 is manufactured by Jaipur-based Club First Robotics Private Limited and is a part of the Make in India initiative, GUVNL said in a statement.

Women’s needs are key to Swachh Bharat success

March 06, 2021 8:52 am

There is no doubt that women can help to drive change and bring about lasting change as the jan andolan of swachhta, health and sanitation gains momentum

Phase 2 of Swachh Bharat Mission to focus on waste segregation at source

March 03, 2021 2:17 pm

The second phase of the SBM, announced in the Union Budget, will be responsible for sewage management in all cities that have less than 1 lakh population.

Like Swachh Bharat, Jal Jeevan Mission will benefit the wider economy

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.

Swachh Bharat Mission has thrown up six guiding principles, which can be applied to any large transformation scheme

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”.

Swachh Bharat Mission: ‘Waste of public money’, Corporators slam BMC for appointing consultant

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.

Swachh Sarvekshan 2019: How Peddapalli became the cleanest district in the country

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.


Pretty dirty picture: A tale of two Delhi neighbourhoods

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.


Back To Waste Basics

June 22, 2020 6:57 pm