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Swachh Bharat


Swachh Bharat Mission can be a model for caution post the vaccine

January 25, 2021 9:47 am

The learning from the pandemic is not only resilience but also humility in conduct and being aware that the virus remains an unpredictable adversary

Odisha woman, grandchildren living in Swachh Bharat toilet rehabilitated

October 15, 2020 7:07 am

The two girls (aged 5 and 8 years) and a boy (aged 6) came to live with their maternal grandmother Bimala Pradhan three years ago after their mother died and father abandoned them.

Chandigarh: Only 30% waste being segregated, city's Swachhata ranking may drop

January 13, 2020 1:27 pm

Despite making waste segregation at household level mandatory last October, only 30 percent of waste is being segregated, as told to the National Green Tribunal.

Bias exists in survey responses, but also in government’s own telling

January 04, 2020 12:55 pm

The immediate cause for suspecting the genuineness of survey responses is the divergence in the estimates of households with access to toilets.

Chandigarh to make waste segregation at household-level mandatory from Friday

October 08, 2019 3:43 pm

Mayor Rajesh Kalia told Chandigarh Newsline that all the waste collectors have been directed not to collect garbage from those households which do not give segregated waste.

Sabarmati, Swachh Bharat on Oct 2: Toilet pit manure in 10,000 jars

October 01, 2019 10:35 am

The Maharashtra government has christened the manure Sona Khaad, alluding to a gold standard of sustainability — the toilet pits can be re-used only once they are emptied, and the decomposed waste simply goes back into the soil.

Chandigarh to aim for five star rating under Swachh Bharat, agenda on table today

September 16, 2019 5:10 am

Panchkula has already begun 100 per cent waste segregation and fines are being imposed on those who are not doing it. Chandigarh had kicked off the drive of waste segregation in June 2017 and it has been over two years that the city is still struggling to achieve this.

Swachh China: Trash cans with facial ID and reward points

August 19, 2019 7:08 am

Pilot project in Beijing locality: Rewards include eggs, salt, toilet rolls, detergent.

One rally = 100 kg litter

May 19, 2019 8:06 am

This is one hidden calculation of this election. What happens at a poll meeting after the leader has spoken, the cameras turned off, the visitors cleared out? The Express tracks party workers, safai karamcharis, volunteers and labourers, at work for hours later, at the end of one such rally in Indore, ‘India’s cleanest city’.

PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat: A reality check

May 17, 2019 10:00 pm

In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the "Swachh Bharat", or "Clean India", campaign and vowed to eliminate open defecation nationwide in five years.


Pranab Mukherjee runs for 'Swachh Bharat'

October 04, 2014 3:26 pm

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


Meet Crazy Baba: The Man Behind Cleaning Delhi Streets

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

In a bid to create awareness about cleanliness on Delhi streets, Sudhir Sharma aka 'Crazy Baba' has launched a campaign called 'Swachh Bharat, Sundar Bharat'.