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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 »

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 »

PM Modi addresses MGISC

Narendra Modi addressed the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) in New Delhi on October 2. The Prime Minister mentioned the emphasis that Mahatma Gandhi placed on cleanliness. He said it was Gandhi’s inspiration, that led to the Swachh Bharat ... Read More »

Govt to announce Swachh Survekshan for next year

According to an official statement, the government will announce the launch of a cleanliness survey to be conducted next year as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The Swachh Survekshan 2019 is projected to be conducted from January 4 ... Read More »

Rural sanitation crosses the 85% mark

The largest behaviour change programme in the world, under the Swachh Bharat Mission – the rural sanitation coverage has risen to 85%. 7.4 crore toilets have been built across rural India through mobilization of rural communities and as an outcome, ... Read More »

Indian Diversity & the Cleaning Industry

The diversity in India is unique. The country’s markets come in a bewildering assortment of sizes and development stages, and its customers hail from a multitude of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Their tastes and preferences evolve constantly. The speed and ... 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 »

Wealth and energy from waste

Swachh Bharat Mission

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Auditorium, Karnal. It was launched by Union Minister, Sushri Uma Bharti in presence of the ... Read More »

Kashmir to earn ODF status by August

Baseer Ahmad Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, held a meeting to analyse the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission in Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Director Urban Local Bodies and officials from SMC and other departments. The Deputy Commissioners of all ... Read More »

PM Modi to flag off Swachhagraha Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to flag off Swachhagraha Express, an exhibition train, from Motihari in Bihar to accentuate on the spirit of Swachhata. As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the 14-coach train is expected to be launched ... Read More »

A Corporator makes the difference

Sama Tirumal Reddy, the Hayath Nagar Corporator, starts his day with cleaning the colony roads, clearing the underground drainage and educating the people not to litter on the roads and dump garbage in the open drain. At 4.30am, Reddy joins ... Read More »

Parryware Contributes 1000 Pink Toilets

Marking Women’s day on March 8, Parryware, an Indian manufacturer of bathroom products is constructing 1000 Indian style Pink toilets to Swachh Bharat Mission to make Delhi Open Defecation Free. The initiative is a part of the company’s corporate social ... Read More »

Clean India Technology Week 2016 concludes On a high note

Highlights Record-breaking footfall-Over 8,250 visitors from 27 countries-Five expos under one roof More than 160 new launches Over 46 first time exhibitors “Best Show till date” Inaugurating the Expos on January 21, Chief Guest Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries, Government ... Read More »

Rising Confidence in Cleaning

AS RIGHTLY pointed out by Kiran Mazumdar Shaw during her interaction with Clean India Journal, “We have to be in a firefighting mode”; the Government at the helm has set the tone from “should” factor of cleaning to the “must” ... Read More »

Clean City is the Top Priority

Interestingly most citizen feedback and wishlist for smart cities is about making their city clean! So Swachh Bharat Mission is an integral part of smart cities. In the proposed smart cities plan, sanitation is indeed the top priority and garbage ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes one year…

“Swachh Bharat Mission is the mother of all Missions” says the Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu.  Started last year on October 2, 2014, as the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan today completes one year, Naidu gives an account of physical performance on ... Read More »

Technovation Challenge

Inspired by PM’s Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital India and Save the Girl Child initiatives, five teenage girls from Bengaluru who developed an app Sellixo, an online marketplace to buy and sell dry waste recently won the International Technovation Challenge at ... Read More »

Smart Consumers, Smart Solutions

Driven by the stringent safety standards, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, growing urbanisation and investments under Make in India, the Indian market for Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Chemicals is growing at around 14.5% against the 4.7% globally. Growing at an even faster ... Read More »