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Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation

Sikkim has surpassed its sanitation targets in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Anganwadi centres. It is the only state in the country to achieve full sanitation under...

Inadequate sanitation cost India 53.8 billion USD in 2006

Lack of toilets in India have an economic impact equivalent to about 6.4% of the country's GDP in 2006, reports the Water and Sanitation Programme.

Govt goes all out to end manual scavenging...

MoEF revalidates POSCO's clearance

Environment ministry revalidates environmental clearance of POSCO's steel project in Odisha, though a major hurdle of National Green Tribunal's decision on the project, lies ahead.

Finally Vedanta gets defeated...

Abolish manual scavenging: SC

The Court said entering sewer lines without safety gears should be made a crime and that safai karamchari women should be provided...

Centre issues guidelines to simplify green clearance process

MoEF comes out with new guidelines on environmental clearance that will give more powers to states and...

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