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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 19, 2019 7:08 am
Pilot project in Beijing locality: Rewards include eggs, salt, toilet rolls, detergent.
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’.
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.
February 14, 2019 2:05 am
Under the central government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and in a bid to promote waste segregation, the BMC will install 560 stainless steel garbage units in the city. Each unit will have two bins for wet and dry waste.
December 26, 2018 5:07 am
After the results were declared in May, officials pushed hard to take over garbage collection under MC to implement segregation, but have not succeeded.
October 04, 2014 3:26 pm
President Pranab Mukherjee was seen promoting PM narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat’ campaign.
January 30, 2019 3:55 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'.