sulabh swatchh bharat

Thursday, 24-May-2018

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SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN: SULABH’S PARTICIPATION AND PERSPECTIVE

15 weeks ago
Distinguished dignitaries on the dais, participants, ladies and gentlemen. At the outset, I welcome Dr. Debamitra Mitra, Director, Satyajit Ray Films and Television Institute, an Academic Institute under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, for giving me an opportunity to share my views on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. I also welcome Prof. K.J. Nath, Chairman, Science and Technology, Sulabh Internaitonal Social Service Organisation. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi in his maiden Independence Day speech on 15 August, 2014, raised an important issue which no other Pri...
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RESTORING DIGNITY AND HOPE TO WIDOWS

17 weeks ago
Aparna Mondal, 57, leads a lonely, tortuous life; Sevanti Sardar, 41, works like a maid in her own house; Pushpa Rani,53, sings bhajans to earn her livelihood; Putul, 57,(all names changed)  used to beg in the dingy lanes of Vrindavan before she was rescued and put into a home. What do all these women have in common? All of them are widows and their lives have become synonymous with misery. India had passed the Widow Remarriage Act as far back as in 1856. More than 150 years after the act has been passed, things have hardly changed. In 1878, the British had brought the Women’s Education Bill and within 10 to 20 years,...
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“FROM REVOLT TO REVOLUTION, DR PATHAK’S STORY”– NEETU CHANDRA

20 weeks ago
Founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, is truly a real hero of the country. The way he has given new lives to those deemed untouchables in our society and how he has fought for them is noteworthy. Dr Pathak’s journey is one from revolt to revolution indeed. “God has sent very few angels on earth, and Dr Pathak is one of those them” said Bollywood actress and producer Neetu Chandra during her visit to the Sulabh Gram in New Delhi. She felt very touched after her meeting Dr Pathak. She said that his work is beyond comparison and that we all should learn from him so we ...
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INDIA’S ENVIRONMENT RATNAS HONOURED

22 weeks ago
Environmental pollution is the most critical issue of today’s time, but it is necessary for all of us to understand the problem. The destruction of this world will be due to the nuclear bomb, urbanization and industrialization. The environmental problems are increasing day by day due to these three reasons. These words were spoken by Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, at ‘Environmental Conservation: Scope, Achievements and Challenges – Through Gandhian Thoughts and Perspective’ national seminar organised by Environment and Geoinformatics Institute, along ...
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TRUMP VILLAGE GETS THE BIGGEST TOILET POT MODEL ON WORLD TOILET DAY

25 weeks ago
With an idea to raise awareness about the relevance of sanitation and hygiene for women’s and children’s health & gender equity and as an expression to make sanitation a priority Sulabh is celebrating the WORLD TOILET DAY 2017 at Trump Village (Marora), Mewat 19 Nov 2017. As the country observed World Toilet Day on Sunday, biggest toilet pot model in the world was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the ‘Trump village’, in Haryana. The development came in response to improve sanitation facilities across the country. The scintillating occasion is graced by Prof Amitabh Kundu, Visiting ...
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THE SIMILARITIES BETWEEN GANDHI-MODI AND DR PATHAK

26 weeks ago
Dr Pathak is a symbol of cleanliness - Dr Girish Vaghela The stream of cleanliness cannot be bigger than the example of Ganges and when we talk about the symbol of cleanliness in India, and then there’s nobody can be bigger than Dr Bindeshwar Pathak. Every Indian has been imbued with the culture of cleanliness since the birth of the Indian culture itself. But how we proceed towards cleanliness and the environment is the responsibility of every Indian. Sulabh’s toilet technology was developed by Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, a student of sociology, which he implemented as Sulabh’s two-pit pour-fl...
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SULABH DHAM IS TORCH BEARER OF CLEANLINESS

28 weeks ago
The inauguration of poetry book ‘Karamveer’ and Karamveer Sammelan Samaroh were organized at Dr BP Pal Auditorium Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, by the Nagrik Swablamban and Swabhiman Vikas Parishad. Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of the Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement and Dr Lari Azad, founder of All India Poets Conference, was honoured with Karamveer Award in this function.  The award consisted of a cheque of Rs. 1 lakhs, angavastra, coconut, citation and a memento. The other guests present on the stage and in the auditorium too were honoured with a memento. Along wit...
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CAN FALLEN FLOWERS RE-BLOSSOM? YES, SAYS VINITA

29 weeks ago
It was a Monday morning but not like any usual Monday. This morning came as a breaking dawn to mark a historical event which will go down the pages of history in India. Entire Vrindavan was agog. News was in the air that a widow would be formally remarried in the Gopinath temple, which was in fact out of the question till this day. The widows – most of them old – are bustling with preparations. Each of them had a separate task, and they were going about it to prepare for what was an exceptional occasion. The temple complexes were cleaned and spruced up, and decorated fit enough for a princess’ wedding. F...
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“DR PATHAK EMBODIES THE SPIRIT OF GANDHI, AMBEDKAR AND SHASTRI”: PRESIDENT

30 weeks ago
“This award truly refreshes the memory of Lal Bahadur Shastri. Today, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has received this award, but I feel that I have honoured myself by honouring him,” said President Ram Nath Kovind while handing over 18th Lal Bahadur Shastri Public Administration, Education and Management 2017 National Award to a social reformer, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak. The award was given to Dr Pathak for his distinguished and outstanding contribution in the field of social reform. The President said that he had heard about Dr Pathak but had never personally met him. Coincidentally, when I was the governor of Bihar, I me...
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DR PATHAK’S BOOK ON PM MODI LAUNCHED IN WASHINGTON DC

33 weeks ago
A coffee table book on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was globally launched in Washington and presented to several American lawmakers. “The Making of a Legend”, written by Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of NGO Sulabh International, has images and text depicting Modi’s journey, his struggles and initiatives since assuming the office in 2014. Copies of the book were presented to Congressmen H Morgan Griffith, Thomas A Garrett, Barbara Comstock, Ted Yoho and Ami Bera. The lawmakers lauded the efforts of the prime minister, a media release said on September 27. The book was ...
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NATIONAL WASH CHAMPION CONCLAVE

34 weeks ago
Under the patronage of Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, Sulabh School Sanitation Club organized National WASH Champions Conclave which was graced by the presence of Hon’ble Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. Also present on the occasion were Maneesh Garg, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Dr Zoya Rizvi Ali, Assistant Commissioner, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Hon’ble Dr Kalicharan Misra, Chancellor, St. Martinus Univers...
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FIRST EVER SWACHHATHON ORGANISED

35 weeks ago
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in a new initiative to promote sanitation and hygiene, organised an award function here last week. Ministers of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation, SS Ahluwalia and Ramesh Jigajinagi, felicitated 18 participants for their innovations in these fields at the function called Swachhathon 1.0. The competition was held at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. It was open to all and it got wide support both at national and international level. The ministry invited schools, colleges, institutions, start-ups and other groups w...