sulabh swatchh bharat

Wednesday, 15-August-2018

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HOPE AS A MOVEMENT

2 days ago
There was a boy who was diagnosed HIV positive, as soon as the people of his village came to know about it, they stopped meeting him and talking to him. Even his own mother left him unattended. It is because people have this misconception about diseases like AIDS and Hepatitis that even touching the patient, you will be infected.  The boy ran away from his home and came to Delhi. After a lot of struggle to survive in a new place, without money and dogged by the disease, one day he saw a hoarding of an NGO which was working for patients who have been diagnosed HIV positive or Hepatitis B or C. Well, he somehow managed...
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DR PATHAK HONOURS ARTISANS OF MADHUBANI PAINTINGS

3 weeks ago
Scenes from the Ramayana are recreated in intricate detail along the walls of the 7,000-sq-ft Madhubani station, which tied for second place. Most of the 140 artists behind these gorgeous paintings are women from nearby villages. Painted scenes are from the Ramayana and also scenes from village life.  Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement visited Madhubani Railway station on the 11th of July, 2018, and met artists who painted the station. One of the dirtiest stations in the country has now become the most beautiful Railway station in the country. Union Railway minister Piy...
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IT’S TOILET TOURISM TIME AGAIN!

5 weeks ago
The six toilets in tourism destinations around the world that have won coveted titles in the 2018 International Toilet Tourism Awards. Submissions were received from tourism destinations across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The toilets were judged for their design, quirkiness, location, accessibility, and economic contribution to their locality. Best Design – The Saskatchewan Science Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada The design for the newly refurbished 2nd floor restrooms was inspired by the boreal forests of northern Saskatchewan. There are floor to ceiling visuals of the deep forest and aud...
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DR PATHAK IS GOD’S NOBLEST AND MOST PRECIOUS GIFT TO INDIA

7 weeks ago
I congratulate the Founder of our organisation on receiving the coveted and one of the most prestigious international Nikkei Asia Award in Tokyo, Japan. I know, as well as you all do, that no man is more worthy than Dr Pathak of the name of genius, and great in everything he does, and I mean it, in everything he does. There is something in him which makes me desire to speak out loud to the whole world, “Look what a wonderful man is living on earth, and that too in our midst. How fortunate we are!” Dr Bindeshwar Pathak is God’s noblest and most precious gift to India and the world in general and to the do...
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NIKKEI PRIZE FOR DR PATHAK

8 weeks ago
In a glittering and star-studded ceremony, Nikkei Inc., Japan, conferred the "23rd Nikkei Asia Prize 2018" in the category of "Culture and Community" to Padma Bhushan Dr Bindeshwar Pathak for his outstanding achievements that contribute to the region's sustainable development and to the creation of a better future for Asia. The Nikkei Asia Prizes are given to individuals and groups in Asia that have made outstanding contributions to the region's development. This year was the 23rd time they were awarded. The Nikkei Asia Prize recognizes Dr Pathak as "An Indian social reformer tackli...
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DR PATHAK, FLAG-BEARER OF SANITATION, HEALTH & HYGIENE

10 weeks ago
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.  These 17 Goals build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected-often the key to success on one will involve tackling issues more commonly associated with another. Today, we discuss the issues like development, sustainable deve...
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REKINDLING THE LOVE FOR BOOKS IN DIGITAL AGE

12 weeks ago
Celebrated English novelist J K Rowling once said, “I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” And we cannot agree to it any less. When you open a book, you open a new world. It connects you to its characters, its environment, its entire world. The one who reads more, imagines more. Book reading was a culture that connected people with people. The culture still exists but is on the verge of extinction. With the coming of digital age, books are now a locked up possession. Apps have taken over pages. However, the question of total phasing out of books is what is troubling lit...
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BEST PRACTICES TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

14 weeks ago
A two-day national conference on “Climate Change, Societal Consequences Mitigation: Future Vision (NCCCSCM-2018)”, being organized by Department of Environmental Sciences, Central University of Jammu, commenced on 26, April. The chief guest of the conference was Padma Bhushan Dr Bindeshwar Pathak (founder, Sulabh International) an international figure recognised working in the field of Sociology of Sanitation. Besides CUJ Vice-Chancellor, Prof Ashok Aima, other dignitaries  who graced the occasion, included IGP Jammu, Dr  SD  Singh Jamwal, Prof  KK  Sharma, Prof  Nil Ratan, Prof &...
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Sulabh has changed lives of millions

15 weeks ago
n  Ayodhaya P SIngh Till the time every Indian will not bring cleanliness in one’s conduct, Swachh Bharat Mission cannot be successful. It is a known fact that the nation which accepts the importance of cleanliness, develops rapidly and becomes a prosperous nation. Sulabh has always understood and taught the importance of hygiene. Without the initiatives and inventions of Sulabh, perhaps India  would not look like it looks today, but we have to go a long way, to which the contribution of all the people of the nation are necessary. Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International was speaking, in a discussion on ‘Contribution to Nation Building&rsquo...
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HONOUR OF SERVICES

16 weeks ago
  Dr Bindeshwar   Pathak, founder of Sulabh International was awarded the Bihar Gaurav Samman at a function organised by the Social Empowerment of Villagers Association (SEVA) at the NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi on April 18. Union Minster of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla was the chief guest. The award for Dr Pathak was in recognition of his  outstanding work in the field of social service. Others who were awarded the Samman included  former retired IPS officer Amod Kanth, Dr Arun Kumar, MP from Jehanabad, Bihar, Sandeep Marwah, founder of Marwah Stud...
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SIMPLE STATION GETS COLOURFUL TOUCH

17 weeks ago
  The almost forgotten Bihar’s Madhubani railway station has come back to life with Madhubani paintings adorned across the place, which has been done by some 230 local artists who came together to redecorate the station and give it an artistic makeover. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, brand ambassador of the Rail Swacch Mission of the Indian Railways and founder of Sulabh Sanitation & Social Reform Movement, on 7th April tagged Madhubani as “the cleanest station of the country”. Madhubani art, which is essentially a form of folk art belonging to Bihar, is kno...
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MOHAN BHAGWAT HAILS VIRTUES OF GURUKULAM

19 weeks ago
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation & Social Reforms Movement, along with RSS Chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of Art of Living Foundation attended the annual day celebrations of Maitreyi Gurukulam, near Vitala, 200 miles from Bangalore, in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. Dr Pathak along with Sir Karyawaha Bhaiyaji Joshi, Dr  Sudhir K Mishra, Subhramaniyam Shetty and Abha Kumar inaugurated the newly constructed wing of the Gurukulam called ‘Brahmi’ Dr Pathak welcomed RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and graced them with customary sha...