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Open defecation and exposed drains compound sanitation crisis in Delhi's unauthorised colonies

Residents of most Delhi neighbourhoods, especially those living in the city’s unauthorised colonies are faced with serious sanitation crises from exposed drains to rampant open defecation. A study conducted...

Union government's open defecation free tag for Mumbai far from believable
Though the city of Mumbai has been declared open defecation free (ODF) by the union government, activists are highly critical about the criteria used for the...

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...

Most city corporations in the dark about the usage of funds under the Swachh Bharat cess
With close to Rs 6,900 crore worth revenue collected through the Swachh Bharat cess, many city corporations across the country ...

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...

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