sulabh swatchh bharat

Tuesday, 22-August-2017

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SWACHH BHARAT LAUNCHES SWACHH SURVEKSHAN GRAMIN 2017

4 days ago
As the Swachh Bharat Mission approaches the third anniversary of its launch by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation last week launched a third party verification survey report to take stock of the progress already made by the Mission in rural India. The Quality Council of India (QCI) has conducted a transparent third-party assessment of the present status of rural sanitation in all States and UTs, called Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017. Under the Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017, QCI surveyed 1.4 lakh rural households across 4626 villages, and found the overall toilet coverage to be ...
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ONLY TREATED SEWAGE TO FLOW INTO WATER BODIES

4 days ago
One of the biggest problems confronted by almost all the civic bodies is the mixing of sewage water into the water bodies like lakes and rivers passing through the cities. Many governments are grappling with this problem and the industrial pollution which affects life , both human life as well as the marine life.  There are any number of court judgemtns directing the civic authorities to wield the stick and punish the guilty. But most of the time the offenders get away as they are highly connected or beling to political parties. There was recently a case of a woman Member of Parliament in Mangalore in Karnatak...
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DR PATHAK INAUGURATES SULABH TOILETS

a week ago
It is often seen that people forget their promises, but Sulabh has fulfilled its promise. For this, the entire college family expresses its thanks to Dr Pathak and Sulabh. These are the words of Gargi College’s Principal, Promila Kumar, at the inaugural function of the Sulabh toilets. In the college campus, the newly constructed Sulabh toilet complex was inaugurated by Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement. Dr Pathak also planted trees on this occasion. Prior to this, the Principal of the college, Promila Kumar, welcomed Dr Pathak by presenting him flower bouquets and shawls. Address...
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‘INDIAN AFFAIRS SOCIAL REFORMER OF THE YEAR’

a week ago
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, was felicitated with the Indian Affairs Social Reformer of the Year 2017 Award which was handed over by Raj Purohit, MLA Colaba Mumbai in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. The award was instituted by Network 7 Media Group which is part of the annual event, India Leadership Conclave and Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards, the 8th edition of which was organised by the media house.   
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CENTRE, SDMC LAUNCH CAMPAIGN FOR PROPER USE OF PUBLIC TOILETS

3 weeks ago
Seeking to instill greater civic sense among people towards proper use of public toilets, the urban development ministry and the SDMC today joined hands to launch a sanitation campaign. The launch took place at GyanBharati Public School at Saket in south Delhi and was attended by cricketer Suresh Raina, one of the brand ambassadors of the Swachh Bharat Mission, besides, Secretary, Urban Development Ministry D S Mishra, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, and area Mayor KamaljeetSehrawat, among others. The ‘Swachh Shauchalaya Campaign’ seeks to change citizens’ behaviour towards proper use of public toilets, generate a sense of responsibility and ownership in ensuring that p...
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Ten Sulabh Toilets Inaugurated

3 weeks ago
Varanasi Mayor Ram Gopal Mohle inaugurated 10 newly built public toilets in Nadesar slum last week. These toilets constructed by Sulabh International are situated at Kamachha Temple, Maldahia garbage dump, Central Hindu Boys School, Sunderpur Primary School, Nati Imli Dhoopchandi, Aurangabad Sonia, Sunderpur Natbasti, Raja Bazar Nadesar, Nagar Nigam Office premises.  Speaking on the occasion Mohle said, “these toilets have been constructed with inspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Construction of more such toilets is underway and the targets already are likely to be met shortly. He also appealed to people and officials of Japan International Cooperation Age...
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TRIGGERING SENTIMENTS TO CONSTRUCT TOILETS

4 weeks ago
After asking people ‘directly’ to have toilets constructed and used did not create the desired impact, the state government has initiated this ‘explicit’ approach through which people are shown pitfalls of defecating in the open. It is a way of ‘triggering’ the public emotions during village meetings to encourage people to use toilets. Surveys and meetings are conducted through master trainers trained by the panchayati raj department in all districts, under the Community-Led Total Sanitation Programme (CLTS). This is where villagers are made to realize that toilet is relevant. This is done by asking simple questions like “how much doe...
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PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission is effective: Centre 

4 weeks ago
The Centre has announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is indeed working. A Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation report suggests that the sanitation coverage in rural India has gone up from 42% to 64% since the launch of SBM, and the Rapid Survey of Swachhta Status of the NSSO conducted in May-June 2015 said that 95.6% of people who had toilets, used them. “The metric ‘Open Defecation Free’, which was defined in 2015 immediately following the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission is essentially a measure of toilet usage. Unless every member of every household in a village uses a toilet for defecation, the village c...
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Vizianagram to construct one lakh toilets

5 weeks ago
Despite being one of the most backwards districts, Vizianagram in Andhra Pradesh has made tremendous progress in regards to the Swachh Bharat Programme. 10,000 toilets were constructed in only 100 hours between March 10 and 14. This project involved village residents, local leaders, officials, and representatives of NGOs.As a part of this programme, over seventy one gram panchayats were declared open defecation-free villages. Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged this tremendous achievement in ODF in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ that aired on June 25. The district plans to construct 50,000 household toilets by August 15 and another 50,000 by October 2. N...
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All seven UT’s to achieve ODF goals by next year

5 weeks ago
All the Union Territories representing 16 Urban Local Bodies, including the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi will be Open Defecation Free (ODF) by next year. Governments have focused on this impact amid a two-day survey of advancements of new urban missions that finished up recently.  The state survey held recently was led by the Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, M.Venkaiah Naidu, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister of Puducherry, V.Narayanasamy, Urban Development Minister of Puducherry M.Krishna Rao and Urban Development Minister of Delhi, Satyendra Jai...
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ODF JUST A MONTH AWAY: MCD

6 weeks ago
The National Capital has to wait for yet another month as civic bodies are likely to declare that Open Defecation Free project is in a slow lane. As per norms set by Swachh Bharat Mission, any urban local body can declare it’s wards open defecation free (ODF) only if it succeeds in providing public conveniences to 75 per cent of its residential areas and Toilets should be provisioned within 500 metres of slum settlements. Slow work in slums of South and East Delhi has caused this delay.  Assuming that these norms would be fulfilled, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation in May made its preliminary resolution pu...
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1,100 TOWNS TO GO ODF BY OCTOBER 2ND

6 weeks ago
Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by October 2, the day the Centre launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ in 2014. With Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chandigarh having declared their 281 cities and towns as ODF, a total of 1,418 towns and cities would become open defecation free by this October. Chandigarh is the only Union territory to have become ODF.  These nine states and the UT account for 39 per cent of the total 4,041 cities under the campaign. The information was provid...