Solid waste

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...

Google launches toilet finder app in Delhi NCR and Madhya Pradesh

Joining hands with the Union Ministry of Urban Development, tech giant Google has come out with a public toilet finder application for the National Capital Region (NCR) of...

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...

1.14 lakh villages have been declared open defecation free so far across the country

Rural development ministry’s statistics reveal that the country has 1,14,332 open defecation free (ODF) villages in addition to 50,492 ODF gram...

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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