Oct 23, 2020 01:09 PM IST
A recent study looks at the benefit-cost-ratio of Swachh Bharat Mission for rural households; the findings show that economic returns of this sanitation investment have been in manifolds.
- Oct 02, 2020 05:39 PM IST
The campaign, which will continue till January 26, 2021, is aimed at creating awareness among rural populace towards adopting good hygiene and sanitation practices, a release said.
- May 19, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Karnal, New Delhi, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Chandigarh, Bhilai Nagar, Ahmedabad receive three-star garbage free rating
- Jan 17, 2020 06:15 PM IST
The Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) and Tata Trusts conducted a two-year project focusing on fiscal governance reforms needed at the district level.
- Sep 03, 2019 08:10 AM IST
The minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office said the award will be given to PM Modi when he visits the United States this month
- Aug 13, 2019 05:30 PM IST
The project will also see involvement of DJB and DUSIB, the official said, adding the EDMC has already been declared open defecation free earlier this year.
- Aug 09, 2019 09:32 AM IST
LIXIL is targeting 15 lakh consumers by 2021; says it considers affordable housing a huge opportunity
- Jul 05, 2019 12:05 PM IST
The government intends to ensure 100 percent disposal of liquid waste, with an emphasis on faecal sludge management and reuse of wastewater.
- Jun 10, 2019 05:47 PM IST
The study indicated that substantially reduced levels of contamination could be attributed to improved sanitation and hygiene practices.
- Oct 01, 2018 04:46 PM IST
The drive for a Clean India has turned the focus on sanitation like never before. Can one deny Modi or his government credit if the mission finally changes quality of life for millions of people?
- Sep 20, 2018 06:10 PM IST
In a survey conducted in eight districts, nearly 30 percent of houses were found to have no toilets, said the CAG report tabled in the state Assembly on Wednesday.
- Sep 07, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Udhampur district has built 74,587 units of Individual Household Latrines (IHHL), covering 98 percent of its population, District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar said Friday.
- Sep 06, 2018 09:00 PM IST
The sanitation coverage in rural areas was 39 percent as on October 2, 2014 when the Swachh Bharat Mission was launched.
- Aug 20, 2018 11:06 PM IST
CM Manohar Parrikar's vision to make Goa ODF before 2018 end, thus seems like a distant dream in the current scenario.
- Jun 22, 2018 05:46 PM IST
Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has said he has received numerous complaints regarding the poor condition of the toilets, adding that keeping those clean was a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.
- Jun 12, 2018 07:20 PM IST
These sites have joined the 20 iconic places selected under Phase I and II where special sanitation work is underway.
- Sep 15, 2017 09:25 AM IST
The campaign, to highlight the Narendra Modi government's flagship cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission, will be launched from Ishwari Ganj village near here, an official spokesman said.
- May 17, 2017 07:45 AM IST
Reviewing programmes of the urban development department here, Naidu also appreciated Das for approving 60,916 applications out of 2.55 lakh houses under PMSAY with GEO tagging of 32,000 houses.
- Apr 21, 2017 08:40 AM IST
Lauding Narendra Modi for demonetisation and Swachh Bharat mission, Jim said the Prime Minister needs to accelerate things quickly in educational outcomes so that India as it marches on its fast pace growth can compete in the "economy of future".
- Jan 28, 2017 03:32 PM IST
Addressing a rally of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), Modi also said the cadets can play a catalytic role in helping the citizens inculcate the habit of cleanliness.
- Jan 01, 2017 12:46 PM IST
Demonetisation was to bring attitudinal change among people, like what major initiatives Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken in the last two and half years including Swachh Bharat mission aimed at, says Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu.
- Dec 05, 2016 12:10 PM IST
Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Narayanasamy said, the government would provide subsidies to households to construct toilets in case they did not have the facility already and Puducherry would be declared open defecation free Union Territory in the course of time.
- Oct 29, 2016 01:56 PM IST
The Urban Development Minister also exuded confidence that the NDA government will achieve all the stated objectives of the flagship programme, including making India open defecation free (ODF) by 2019.
- Oct 25, 2016 07:40 AM IST
"During the two years of Swachh Bharat Mission, 22,97,389 individual household toilets have so far been constructed in urban areas of the country as against the five year mission target of 66,42,221 such toilets to be built by 2019.
- Oct 20, 2016 09:28 AM IST
The 141-km-long Okha-Kanalus route and the 34-km-long Porbandar-Wansjaliya sections in Gujarat have now become the green train corridors as all trains passing on these lines are now equipped with bio-toilets.