Solid waste

Uttarakhand all set to become open defecation free by May

With nine of the 13 districts declared open defecation free (ODF) so far, authorities in the state of Uttarakhand are confident of achieving complete ODF status by May...

Three manual scavengers die of asphyxiation trying to decongest manhole

In an incident of blatant violation of rules and misconduct on the part of contractors, three persons lost their lives trying to decongest a manhole in...

Bacteria and enzyme-filled green chemicals to clean toilets in Mumbai International Airport's Terminal 2

In a one of a kind initiative, bacterial culture and microorganisms will now be used to clean toilets in Mumbai International...

The India Sanitation Conclave will be a platform for deliberating on the various themes around corporate engagement in sanitation across India, from policy and regulatory enablers to best practices and business opportunity through the Build-Use-Maintain-Treat value chain. It further envisages the scope of partnerships in...

PDS rations only for BPL households with toilets in Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh

In a bid to curb rampant open defecation, the district authorities in Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh have decided to provide rations through the public...

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