Hygiene

HMWSSB wants people living in Hyderabad slums to be exempted from producing sale deed copies for releasing sewerage connections
Due to increased instances of open defecation in urban slums, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) has urged the ...
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...
Greater Chennai Corporation to conduct trials and create awareness about waste segregation among residents
Acknowledging that a massive behaviour change is needed to transform the city’s solid waste management scene, the Greater Chennai Corporation has embarked on a mission to...
Thousands of dead fish found floating in Bengaluru's Ulsoor lake: Lack of dissolved oxygen due to sewage contamination blamed
Residents were in for a huge shock last week when they witnessed thousands of fish turning up dead in Bengaluru’s Ulsoor Lake....
Centre allocates Rs 9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the 2016-17 Budget
The Union government has allocated Rs 9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to improve sanitation and cleanliness across the country.The campaign, one of...

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