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Microfinance demand rises for water, sanitation

Globally, some 663 million people do not have access to improved drinking water sources, and approximately 2.4 billion people lack access to improved sanitation. While many households in the developing world have the ability and desire to pay for water ... Read More »

Sanitation workers set Guinness record at Kumbh

Sanitation workers in Uttar Pradesh on March 2, set a Guinness World Record, when 10,000 of them got together for a three-minute cleaning drive at Kumbh, officials said. The event was organised by the Kumbh Mela administration and the state Health ... Read More »

Godrej Protekt’s swine flu awareness program

Godrej Protekt Mr. Magic, India’s powder to liquid hand wash, has initiated a week-long awareness program to focus on the vulnerability of school children to viruses like H1N1. As a part of this initiative, a team of doctors from Godrej ... Read More »

Editor’s Page February 2019

Clean India Journal and Clean India Show have come a very long way. The magazine grew nationally and internationally so also the exhibitor/visitor participation and the scope of the Show which is now part of a bigger platform – Clean ... Read More »

Focus on sanitation and healthcare

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is coming up with an action plan for six months with a focus on sanitation and healthcare in the city. The Mayor along with corporators and officials will coordinate for overall development of sanitation ... 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 »

New toilets for Kumbh Mela

Supporting the sanitation initiative of Government of UP during Kumbh Mela 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga has sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals. An additional Rs16.68 crore has ... Read More »

Water and sanitation facility for schools

10 Bengaluru city-based government schools will get better water and sanitation facilities including toilets from the next academic year. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is implementing the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities at the schools, using corporate social ... Read More »

Fake toilets for highlighting sanitation crisis

Dentsu Impact collaborated with We Are Water Foundation, the CSR wing of Roca for a ‘social experiment’ called #CloseOpenDefecation. The agency created a fake public toilet in Gurugram, near the Indian national capital Delhi to highlight the lack of adequate ... Read More »

Three-bucket Mop Wringer Trolley

The three-bucket mop wringer trolley helps wring out the wet mop without much of an effort with the hand. The first bucket contains water with detergent in which the mop is first dipped. The mop is then rinsed in the ... Read More »

Editor’s Page August 2018

With the third IHS event in Colombo in July hitting it big, Clean India Journal has really gone global. The event garnered international attention and the Journal’s effort in association with the members of the Asian Housekeepers Association to raise ... Read More »

Ten new Swachh Iconic Places listed under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); ... Read More »

Smart Toilets in Hyderabad

A Hyderabad-based company has come up with a unique concept—Loo Cafes. The cafe comprises of three different washrooms that can be used by men, women and the differently-abled. It is set up across a space measuring 170 sq. ft. in ... Read More »

Sanitation through a Toilet Garden

Ahmedabad, India: A garden-cafe having a theme of a toilet is focused on promoting worldwide sanitation and spread awareness about the need for personal hygiene. The Toilet Garden Cafe welcomes up to 30 people and is open twice a week ... Read More »

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 »