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Waste segregation at household level: Work far from over as Swachh survey round the corner

After the results were declared in May, officials pushed hard to take over garbage collection under MC to implement segregation, but have not succeeded.

Already in top 10, PMC appoints private agency to get better rank in Swachh survey

The agency’s tasks include setting up a project implementation unit (PIU) that will study the PMC’s cleanliness initiatives this year, and planning programmes and projects to improve “problem areas”.

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Mahatma Swachh Bharat — Outside Yerawada jail: ‘I was a maid, a slave... this is far more respectable’

The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to mark milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where the Mahatma once walked.

Swachh Bharat biggest tribute to Gandhi: Devendra Fadnavis

Taking a pledge to walk on the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday led a padyatra in his hometown, Nagpur, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

Satyagraha then, Swachhagraha now

The nation symbolically bound in the fabric of swachhata, with everyone offering their service for nation-building, would be most satisfying for the Mahatma.

Mahatma Swachh Bharat: ‘I have work to do... I keep the temple clean, I keep my house clean’

The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to mark milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where the Mahatma once walked.

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Swachhta Pakhwada clashes with half-yearly exam, teachers criticise move, say no lessons learnt

Arvind Rana, president, SSA Teachers’ Welfare Association, said, “The teachers are sincerely trying their best to improve the learning levels of all classes and result of board classes, but when unplanned and undesired activities come in during examination time, it breaks the momentum of hard work.”

Cleanest station: Jodhpur-Till a train that halts for two hours chugs in

“In 2016, when the cleaning contract was awarded to a private company, Rs 8.7 crore was allotted (for three years). This is a result of our teamwork,” says Station Director Narayan Lal.

Dirtiest station: Mathura- One lakh footfall, pilgrims who make it home for night

Mathura station’s battle against filth and grime is perhaps no different from any other in India — with cups strewn across the tracks, dirty toilets, and the ubiquitous paan stains.

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Jammu gets 212th position, jumps 39 ranks from last year

The cleanliness survey conducted by the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, as part of Swachh Bharat Mission, ranked 500 cities on the national level which have more than 1 lakh population, while 3,541 cities with less than 1 lakh population got state and regional ranking.

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Pranab Mukherjee runs for 'Swachh Bharat'

President Pranab Mukherjee was seen promoting PM narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat’ campaign.

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