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Indore and Bhopal declared India’s cleanest cities

The Swachh Survekshan 2017 has found Indore and Bhopal to be the cleanest cities in the country with Visakhapatnam adjudged the third cleanest. Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda has been ranked last; just...

PMO directs Ministries to prepare two-year action plans for Swachh Bharat implementation

All Ministries have been directed to prepare two year action plans for the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission by the...

Despite increased toilet construction, open defecation lives on in rural India

Government data reveals that spending on the Swachh Bharat-Gramin initiative has not yielded results as expected. Despite the construction of 3.8...

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...

Centre issues guidelines allowing transgender people to use public toilets of their choice
Taking a proactive step, the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has issued guidelines to the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) to...

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