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Only 16 out of India's 677 districts open defecation free
With the deadline for Swachh Bharat (2019) fast approaching, authorities are faced with the herculean task of eliminating open defecation in 661 districts out of the total 677 in the country. So far,...

NGO survey says transgenders face harassment at Mumbai public toilets
Availability of accurate data is crucial for monitoring the real progress of any initiative. The advance of an exercise as colossal as the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) cannot be audited and amended without regular monitoring and meticulous collection of relevant data. It is to this end, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation as part of the SBM Action Plan has brought out the...
Anantnag wins Prime Minister's award for large-scale construction of school toilets
In recent years, especially after the launch of major programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, sanitation has become a hotly debated topic in India. Crores of rupees have gone into building toilets but they remain unused, villages that were declared open defecation free (ODF) are unable to sustain that, and sewage treatment continues to be a big challenge. In such a scenario, community led...

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