Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

The other ‘pandemic’: Worsening antimicrobial resistance needs to be battled with better vaccine coverage, safe drinking water & proper sanitation

By Jyoti Joshi & Erta Kalanxhi As the world deals with the acute ravages of Covid-19, the collateral damage on other public health threats is apparent. The previous decade witnessed an unprecedented global political coord

AMR-relevant measures in the dashboards represented four categories: policy indicators; antimicrobial resistance indicators; antimicrobial use indicators; and public health indicators.

Antony Waste Handling Cell shares grey market premium surges 54%; should you expect listing gains?

The Rs 300-crore Antony Waste Handling Cell initial public offer (IPO), which opened for subscription from today, has been subscribed 58 per cent in less than two hours.

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan urban toilet plan 76 pct behind schedule; Gujarat on top

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan urban toilet plan: Of a target of 2.5 million household toilets in urban areas by March 2016, 24 percent (0.6 mn) have been constructed.

Swachh Bharat Mission: Over half of rural people go for open defecation, survey shows

More than half of people in rural areas still go for open defecation though things seems to be changing after construction of community toilets as part of Swachh Bharat Mission, a survey has found.

Swachh Bharat Mission: Government partners with AAI for ‘Swachh Varanasi’

A tripartite agreement was signed on Wednesday between the urban development ministry, Varanasi Nagar Nigam (VNN) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to set up a system for solid waste collection and transportation in 1

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Mysuru is India’s cleanest city, PM Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi among dirtiest

Nearly 18 months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Mysuru in Karnataka has retained the top spot as India's cleanest city out of 73 cities with a population of 1 million or more.

Narendra Modi govt approaches banks for funding Swachh Bharat Mission

The Narendra Modi government is now looking at the private sector to aide its Swachh Bharat Mission and provide financial assistance for building toilets for poor families...

Funds won’t be constraint to achieve Swachh Bharat Abhiyan targets: Minister

Highlighting the government’s commitment to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Union minister Birender Singh on Wednesday assured states that funds will not be a constraint to achieve targets of sanitation and drinking water in

Clean India digitally

There has been great buzz in the last few months over Clean India or Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan cess to realize Rs 10,000 crore annually

The government is poised to raise Rs.10,000 crore revenue annually from levy of the 0.5 percent Swachh Bharat Abhiyan cess (SBC), parliament was told on Tuesday.

‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ drive associated with economic strength: Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter

Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Usha Gokani today linked the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" drive with the economic strength of the country and endorsed the initiative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Roadmap for sustainable growth

Dr Ajit Dangi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Danssen Consulting, outlines measures needed to ensure the Indian pharma industry’s continuous and accelerated growth

A P J Abdul Kalam’s last book ‘Advantage India’ launched at IIM-Ahmedabad

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam's last book about how can new initiatives like 'Make in India', 'Swachh Bharat' can be used to unleash country's vast potential, was today launched at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahme

60 per cent of corporates, PSUs have set up less than 100 toilets: Report

Sixty per cent of the corporates and public sector undertakings, which had committed to constructing toilets under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission', have set up less than 100 lavatories booked

Editorial: India@68

The social agenda is better served by higher growth.

Aamir Khan assures help in making Maharashtra ‘waste-free’

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has assured his help to make Maharashtra the first 'waste-free' region of the country and has asked citizens to adopt a combination of modern and conventional methods to tackle the issue.

Impressed by Narendra Modi’s commitment to clean energy: Bloomberg

Bloomberg stated: Congratulations to Narendra Modi for taking such a bold step towards 'Swach Bharat' by proposing new public health standards for emissions from coal fired power plants.

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TCS to construct 860 toilets for girls in schools by end-2015

TCS on Sunday said it has completed a survey of 1,100 schools allotted to it for installing sanitation facilities for girls and will start the first phase of construction by end of this month.

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Matter of Attitude

Sanitation efforts fail if the focus is only on providing toilets and not motivating usage as well

World Bank to commit $ 1 bn in Narendra Modi’s clean India programme

World Bank today said it will commit USD 1 billion in the government's Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign.

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Toilet Truth

While ‘more girls toilets in schools’ is a legitimate demand, the boys’ need seems as dire

DRDO tech for Swachh Bharat

Bio-toilets developed by the military research agency can play an important role in achieving a clean India

Ascott joins Swachh Bharat drive

FHW Staff– Mumbai CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott has pledged its solidarity towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ Mission. As part of the campaign, the st

Bharatiya Janata Party urges Centre to release Rs 500 crore for Cleanliness drive

Delhi BJP on Saturday urged the Centre to release Rs 500 crore to city's all three municipal bodies for carrying out sanitation work.

Swachh Railways dream

The railways, as it is currently constituted, is incapable of resolute action

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