sulabh swatchh bharat

Tuesday, 19-June-2018

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NO TOILET, NO NIKAH!

64 weeks ago
In sync with the countrywide sanitation campaign the maulvis and muftis in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab have decided not to solemnise marriage in a house where there is no toilet. Maulana Mahmood A Madani, Secretary General of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind said having a toilet has been made a mandatory condition for Muslim marriages in the three states and will soon be applied in all other states in the country. “Maulvis and muftis in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana have de...
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NEW TOILETS FOR ONE LAKH MADRASAS

64 weeks ago
As part of the center’s plan to revamp the traditional learning centres and uplift sanitation, the centre has planned to build toilets in one lakh madrasas across the country. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the government has also planned to introduce mid-day meal scheme and upgrade skills of teachers in these educational centres as part of its “3T formula -- teachers, tiffin and toilets”. He was speaking to the reporters at his office in Antyodaya Bhawan after the meetings of the Governing Bod...
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OPEN DEFECATION FREE DISTRICT

66 weeks ago
Kamrup Metro has emerged as Assam’s first open defecation free district, having achieved the target set under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). In fact, according to Kamrup Metro Deputy Commissioner, Dr M Angamuthu, Kamrup Metro, is the first district in the Northeast to have completed the schemes envisaged under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) before the targeted schedule of March 31. The total number of individual household latrines targeted in the district was 25,114 and it has been achieved. Altogether 22 gaon panchayats under four dev...
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SULABH TO CLEAN 200 HARYANA PONDS

66 weeks ago
While the country is focused on cleaning the rivers of the country, noted NGO Sulabh International has offered the Haryana government to clean at least 200 ponds and other water reservoirs of Gurugram under the ‘Clean India Campaign’. The founder of Sulabh International, Bindeshwar Pathak speaking at launch of cleanliness drive at a polluted pond and temple premises in Gurugram’s Wazirabad village said, “We have been associated with the Clean India Campaign for long. As part of it, we can clean nearly 200 ponds and reservoirs ...
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TOILETS AT PASHUPATI TRUST

67 weeks ago
Zonta Club of Kathmandu has handed over five toilets built using Sulabh technology to Pashupati Area Development Trust. Two toilets are meant for men and women each, while one is for the  persons with disabilities. “Sulabh Shauchalay is one of the most interesting and successful social innovations of modern India. Sulabh International initiated an innovation programme based on fabricating a new design of low-cost water-seal toilets. Zonta Club Kathmandu has signed an Mou...
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URBAN WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

67 weeks ago
Under the Mission Nirmal Bengal, the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken up 10 integrated solid waste management projects for 14 urban local bodies, at a cost of Rs 421.69 crore to recycle and reuse the solid waste of the state. The official statement revealing the news said, “Tender processes of these projects have been initiated and all the ULBs have been instructed to create massive awareness. The urban local bodies are in Kolkata, Dum Dum, North and South Dum Dum, Baranagar, Bhatpara, Naihati, Ashoknagar-Kalyangarh and Habra, Asansol, Krishnanagar, Santipur, Nabadwip and Jalpaiguri.
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PUBLIC HYGIENE - GARBAGE GOBBLERS!

69 weeks ago
  They had shared a dream to make India clean and more environment-friendly when they were studying in the US. When they returned home, they turned that dream into reality. They developed an indigenous Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) which may give wings to the much acclaimed Clean India Mission.   Hailing from Lucknow, Rishab met Prateek and Neemish from Delhi when they joined the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad. The friendship between the three was so strong that soon they earned the sobriquets like “Three Musketeers” and “Three Idiots”. But these students had something different in their minds. “We were n...
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VISION FOR A CLEAN INDIA

72 weeks ago
Once a British man asked Mahatma Gandhi what shall he do if he is made Viceroy of India for a day? “I will clean that slum area near Rajbhavan,” replied Gandhi. He asked him again, what if he remains on the same position on next day too. He said, “I’ll do the same thing again. You cannot keep your cities clean until you take broom and bucket in your hands and clean your surroundings by yourselves.” This wasn’t an one-off instance. Gandhi ji used to treat cleanliness above worshiping God. Right from his South Africa days till his assassination, he kept making people aware about the impor...
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PLASTIC FREE PILGRIMAGE!

74 weeks ago
Every year the Sabarimala Temple to Lord Ayappa in Kerala receives some 10 crore pilgrims from different parts of India and the world. this puts an enormous pressure on the fragile Periyar Tiger Reserve. Following concerns from environmentalists, the Kerala Pollution Control Board originally banned the use of plastics in Bamba and Sabarimala and surroundings in 2011. But this was not implemented till February 2016, so the Kerala High Court stepped in to do so. It is Margazhi, a Tamil winter month, which is the season for Sabarimala pilgrimage for Tamil devotees. One can see a large number of people in black dhoti and barefoot as...
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SPECIALLY-ABLED AMBASSADORS

74 weeks ago
New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has appointed the Rio Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik, and first female amputee to climb Mount Everest Arunima Sinha as brand ambassadors for its Swachhtaprogramme. The announcement was made by NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar at an event at Connaught Place’s Central Park. Speaking after administering the pledge of Swachhta to the audience, including students of NDMC schools and residents of NDMC area, Malik said, “If a specially-abled person like me can get international fame by wining international awards, why can’t we make the city clean?” The event was presided over by New...
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CLEAN GANGA - STPS IN HARIDWAR

75 weeks ago
TTaking the Namami Gange programme a step forward in the new year, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved many projects including setting up sewage treatment plants (STP) in Haridwar and Varanasi. The NMCG will also deploy trash skimmers for cleaning Ganga surface in six more cities -- Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand, Garhmukhteshwar in Uttar Pradesh, Sahibganj in Jharkhand, Kolkata and Nabadwip in West Bengal. According to an official statement issued, the NMCG has approved two separate STPs of 68 MLD and 14 MLD capacities in Haridwar’s Jagjeetpur and Sarai respectively at an indicative...
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CLEANING OVERNIGHT

75 weeks ago
Pravesh Wahi, the chairman of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Standing Committee said, huge crowd in morning hours makes sweeping and garbage collection difficult in the daytime. He said that night sweeping will commence from January 1, 2017. The 16 identified areas include Jama Masjid, Gaffar Market, Chandni Chowk, Rohini, Ajmal Khan Road, Kamla Market, Model Town II, RG Complex (Prasant Vihar), Main Bazaar (Paharganj), Sadar Bazar, Alipur and Narela, Wahi said. The departments concerned and officials in the zones have been directed to ensure effective implementation of the initiative, he added. (PTI)