sulabh swatchh bharat

Friday, 18-August-2017



28 weeks ago
  Patna Book Fair, which is normally held in the months of November or December every year, had to be deferred in 2016 due to Prakashotsav celebrations, the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, which was being held at Gandhi Maidan, Centre for Readership Development Convener Amit Jha said. The 11-day book fair organised by CRD would be held at Gandhi Maidan from February 4 t...


28 weeks ago
LECTURING on Gandhian philosophy might be easy but imbibing and internalising it and practicising in everyday life is very difficult. Its often said that there can’t be another Gandhi. But if someone comes very close to the mark, it is Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, sociologist, social activist, and founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement. His journey from being a student seeking a comfortable and well-paying job to being someone liberating millions from bondage is not only interesting but inspirational as well. His thought process too comes very close to Gandhi’s. An...


29 weeks ago
“Sanitation should now be included as a discipline in sociology because the core problem areas related to sanitation such as social deprivation, hygiene, ecology, water, public health, gender equality, etc., require sociological intervention, and such intervention should be grounded in spiritual and philosophical knowledge of our culture and society”, said Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak while addressing the students and teachers of the Department of Socioloigy at the Utkal University, Bhubneshwar. The Department of Sociology, Utkal University, Bhubneshwar organised one day seminar on “The Sociology of Sanitation...

AWARD: Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement

30 weeks ago
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak received the Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Social Service – 2016’ in a award ceremony held at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru. The prestigious award was confered to Dr Pathak by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, in recognition of his outstanding advocacy and action for the so-called ‘untouchable’ caste, so that they may work and live their lives with full dignity.  


30 weeks ago
Eight  American academicians had an engrossing and enlightening time when they visited Sulabh Gram. Their visit was part of ‘Pilgrimage of Peace’ programme, in which they are trying to understand the philosophy and work of Mahatma Gandhi. They are on a tour across the multiple cities, where one can find the imprints of Mahatma’s work. Delhi, Wardha, Sevagram, Mumbai and other places are in their list. The scholars belong to Cardinal Stritch University, Wisconsin, US and were a part of “Servant Leadership Programme”. The philosophy of the programme is that a leader should be a serv...


31 weeks ago
 Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, during the book release function of Dr Madhukar Gangadhar's novel. The function was held in the auditorium of Sahitya Akademi, Delhi on January 10th, 2017. It was organized by Mukul Publications. This is Dr Madhukar Gangadhar's tenth novel. Dr Pathak said that this novel is very engaging right from the beginning till the end and keeps the curiosity of the readers alive. Dr Madhukar Gangadhar has illustrated the prevailing male mindset towards women which is filled with lust. He has also highlighted the prevailing social issues in his book. Through his book, he has also urged the people to work together to uproot the social ...


31 weeks ago
When it comes to policy making, the government and the policy makers are at their creative best. A lot of arbitrary policies are made, which don’t place data at the centrestage. Arguably our work culture doesn’t lay much importance in considering data based analysis at the first place. As a result, goal setting and tracking becomes discretionary and leads to non achievement of desired results in the longer run. Emphasizing on the importance of presenting correct evidences and data collection at various levels, a two-day programme was conducted by International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), an international gr...

Vibrant Gujarat Summit

31 weeks ago
This time the state government expects to receive investment proposals of more than Rs 25 lakh crore from the Summit, which was the brain child of Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat. In the seventh addition of the summit held in January 2015, Rs 25 lakh crore investment proposals were received by the state government. Around 20 heads of state and ministers representing different governments across the world would attend the 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Digi Conference

34 weeks ago
The two-day conference, to be held on February 24 and 25, will have six sessions packed with lectures from eminent speakers of national and international repute, and presentations, D N Rao, Director (Operations) Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, of which RINL is a corporate entity, told mediapersons here on Wednesday. He said there will be two keynote addresses on the conference theme. Rao said CSI, a professional body of IT profession...

Amit Shah launches Sulabh Swachh Bharat, Cashless Banega India

34 weeks ago
NEW Delhi, December 20: Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah today launched Sulabh Swachh Bharat, a weekly tabloid devoted to developmental and positive news,  as well as a energizing bouquet from the Sulabh house of publications, “Cashless Banega India”. Shah launched Sulabh Swachh Bharat weekly and its website as well as Cashless Banega India from the Sulabh International headquarters in Delhi. He was welcomed with auspicious blowing of conchshells and recitation of Vedic mantras and felicitated by the educationist, social reformer and founder of Sulabh International Social Service Organisation Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak and his wife Amo...

Sulabh towards villages

36 weeks ago
Aligning with the Swachh Bharat Mission and to promote rural sanitation, a campaign was launched to provide free toilets to villages in Uttar Pradesh. This special campaign is called “Sulabh towards villages” and it was launched in the Ithara village in Jaunpur. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, the Brand Ambassador of “Rail Swachh Mission” and founder of Sulabh International, handed over five toilets to poor families of Ithara village, thus formally launching the campaign. Swachh Bharat Mission, one of the dream projects of PM Modi, has a target of making India open defecation free by 2019. Dr. Pathak asked the villagers to support it by actively parti...

Prabhu Launches Cleanliness drive

43 weeks ago
Leading  the  campaign  from the  front,  Railway  Minister Suresh prabhu today launched the Swachhta Saptah; as part of the Swachh rail Swachh Bharat Mission from  new  Delhi  railway Station. In order to create massive  awareness  on  sanitation  and  cleanliness  in railway premises and make hygiene  a  habit  amongst the  travelling  public,  the railways is organizing a special nine- day long public outreach programme from today, Prabhu said after launching the cleanliness drive. Stating that this day coincidentally marked the birthday of prime Minister Nare...