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WASH on faecal sludge and septage management

Rajasthan K.K. Sharma, Chief Engineer at the Local Self Government Department (LSG) of the Government of Rajasthan, started the discussion with a presentation on the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission — Urban Rajasthan’, which covered: an update on challenges and progress, including ... Read More »

Turning the spotlight on sanitation

India’s poor sanitation facilities and lack of sanitation awareness have proved to be highly detrimental to the country’s economic growth. But thanks to the Swacch Bharat campaign, religious leaders, cine stars, sports icons, industrialists have been propogating the awareness and ... Read More »

Congratulations! Clean India Journal

Clean India Journal has been a prominent Voice of the Cleaning Industry, for the last 10 years. Over the years, through various articles in the magazine coupled with the Clean India Shows and other events, the magazine has raised awareness ... Read More »

Advanced machines distributed for temple cleaning

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Government of Assam has kicked off a clean-up drive at the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam. Advanced sweeping machines were distributed by Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister ... Read More »

63Mn girls lack access to toilets in India

As India celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, this year, a strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra revealed the other side of the coin that adolescent girls who are nearly 10% of the country’s population do not have access to private ... Read More »

Ottawa to have coin-operated community toilets

Ottawa’s transit stations community toilets may begin coin-operated services. As per the Ontario Building Code, finance and economic development committee of Ottawa needs to install toilets across five locations including Tunney’s Pasture, Bayshore, Place d’Orléans, Blair, and Baseline. The committee will also install washrooms ... Read More »

Legislative panel inspects sanitation work in Doda

The Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment in J&K inspected Doda district municipal areas, government hospital and various solid waste management plant to review sanitation and cleanliness facilities. The committee including Chairman MLA Inderwal GM Saroori along with legislators Shyam Lal ... Read More »

CCP to construct 62 new toilets in Panaji

CCP (Corporation of the City of Panaji) has planned to construct 62 toilets in Panji city to avoid the problem of open defacation in the city. These toilets will increase the density of public toilets to every 100-150 meters in ... Read More »

Infosys Foundation builds 161 toilets in Odisha schools

Infosys Foundation completed the construction work of 161 toilets in State of Odisha. The initiative was undertaken by the CSR division of Infosys Bhubaneswar, to support ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan’ kicked off by Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The ... Read More »

Toilet Finder

In a country where 64% of citizens defecate in open and 6.4% of the GDP is lost in health costs, productivity losses and reduced tourism revenues, it is essential to have a toilet at every public place. However, don’t you ... Read More »

Unique Aerobic Biological Toilets

As part of its business diversification activity Stone India Ltd has now designed and developed Unique Aerobic Biological Toilets supported and funded by Ministry of Science and Technology. This unique biological toilet has now been approved for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, ... Read More »

30 New Public Toilets in Belapur

Taking cognisance of the PM’s recall to make India ODF, Manda Mhatre, MLA-Belapur, Navi Mumbai recently announced to construct 30 toilets in her constituency under the MLA fund. Given the fact that there are no urinal facilities particularly for women ... Read More »

Make in (Clean) India

New initiatives ‘Make in India’ and ‘Clean India Mission’ have geared up the socioeconomic feature of the country. Increasing CSR funds and new FDI inflows have been channelized to boost the country’s infrastructure. Suprita Anupam finds out the new market ... Read More »

The Educational Push!

“Cleanliness promotes better health. You have a responsibility to keep your homes, surroundings and city clean.” These words often ring in our ears, and left uncared and unnoticed later. They often end up as futile words. For instance, If this ... Read More »

Marking Water & Sanitation Awareness Week

March 16-22, 2015, was marked as the National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week by the Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation, Government of India. The week long extensive awareness drive aimed to promote ... Read More »