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Plastic Ban

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said recently that ridding the country of single use plastic by 2022 will be “Clean India (Swachh Bharat) Part 2. First part of Clean India Programme was building 100 million toilets. He added that the government ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat drive picks up pace with Modi 2.0!

In a new development, the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that the annual sanitation survey exercise of Swachh Survekshan, under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) would be undertaken on a quarterly basis, starting this year. According ... Read More »

Cleanliness of Toilets and Wash Rooms in Railways

Maintenance of cleanliness of toilets and wash rooms of trains and station areas is a continuous process and all efforts are being made to improve their condition and cleanliness. Some of the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways towards improvement ... Read More »

Indian Budget 2019 – Synopsis

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows: 10-point Vision for the ... Read More »

Futuristic Airport with Tech-enabled Solutions

To enhance the user experience, the Hyderabad airport is all geared up to utilize the power of technology to continuously monitor and elevate the cleanliness quotient of the airport, says SGK Kishore, CEO-GHIAL, in an exclusive interview with Clean India ... Read More »

Turning old buses into clean toilets for women

Ill-maintained public toilets are a menace, and more so for women. Even in urgent situations, many prefer to refrain from entering the stinking, filthy spaces which promise nothing but overflowing lavatories. However, Ulka Sadalkar and Rajeev Kher, who are entrepreneurs ... Read More »

Steps to improve cleanliness score

The civic body has stepped up its cleanliness and awareness drives in the city in view of Swachh Survekshan 2019. The Municipal Commissioner has asked the health department and the Godavari conservation cell to carry out the cleanliness drive. The ... Read More »

Jharkhand constructs 33.44 lakh toilets

Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi, Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation, has informed Rajya Sabha Member Parimal Nathwani that as many as 33,44,395 individual household latrines (IHHLs) have been constructed so far and 29,564 villages have been declared ODF ... Read More »

Chennai Corporation’s awareness event

The Chennai Corporation conducted a Swachh Bharat and plastic ban awareness program at the CPCL Polytechnic College in Manali where 500 students and 40 teachers took part in the event. Officials highlighted the importance of clean environments to prevent the ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat drive at Amity campus

Over 150 student volunteers of the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association (IPCA) took to streets and Amity University campus equipped with brooms and dust pans, emphasising on the importance of hygiene and cleanliness. “Cleanliness and hygiene factors are extremely important values ... Read More »

App for monitoring cleanliness drive

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has developed a Daily Monitoring Tool (DMT) app that helps monitor public toilet’s cleaning timing, garbage clearance at open places, sweeping activities, etc. All the officers who have been deployed as Swachh ward officers, ... Read More »

Project Clean Noida

Noida and HCL Foundation – the CSR arm of HCL Technologies Ltd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Project Clean Noida, pointed towards transforming the city’s Solid Waste Management (SWM) program. The project is aimed at helping the city ... Read More »

DIPP Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge Awards

As part of the Swachhta Pakhwada, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) organized a Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge to reward innovative solutions by DIPP recognized start-ups in the country. Four areas – sanitation, waste management, water & waste water ... Read More »

Building Toilets is not Crazy

Keynote speaker Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organisation (WTO) encountered similar disbelief when he established the body. “The media didn’t want anything to do with term like Faecal Sludge Management”, said Sim, “so we put the word ‘toilet’ ... Read More »

Policies and Issues of Waste to Energy

Dr Dilip Boralkar, Former Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, highlighted the hazards of unscientific management of Municipal Solid Waste all over India and particularly with reference to about 2000 TPD to 10,000 TPD at Pune and Mumbai Municipal Corporations ... Read More »

Waste Management in Smart Cities

One of the challenges in Smart City projects is the planning and executing a comprehensive waste management programme into connecting the various sectors like residential buildings, commercial & industrial establishments, hotels, healthcare institutes, transport sector, public places, tourism spots and ... Read More »