Hygiene

Swachh Bharat funds promised by the World Bank yet to be released 

The World Bank is yet to release funds promised for the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission following the lack of substantive results on the ground...

Every district in India to have 600 Zila Swachh Bharat Preraks soon to rid the country of open defecation

The union government is mulling over introducing young, driven individuals called Zila Swachh Bharat...

Rating machines to help users rate cleanliness and hygiene levels of public toilets in Mumbai
With the aim of improving cleanliness in public toilets, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has initiated a system where users can rate lavatories. Machines...

Southern Railway introduces voice system to instruct passengers on how to use bio-toilets

Given that public participation is crucial for the successful functioning of train bio-toilets, Southern Railways has installed voice systems which instruct...

Himachal Pradesh becomes the second state in the country to be declared open defecation free
After Sikkim, the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh has achieved the distinction of being open defecation free. The state has...

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