Hygiene

Centre approves reconstituting the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan into Swachh Bharat Mission

The Centre has given its nod for the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan to be restructured into the Swachh Bharat...

New Water Ministry headed by Uma Bharti prioritizes Ganga rejuvenation

Uma Bharti and Santosh Gangwar appointed as the new Union Minister and Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development...

The 2014 Union Budget is being hailed as both challenging and decisive. Various important water issues such as rivers, watershed and safe drinking water have been addressed, money earmarked and plans and programmes announced. 

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"The life of the people living in slums in any part of the country is a curse", says Rohit Jagat, a 30 year old resident of Shakti Nagar slum in Raipur. 

Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, is regarded as one of the major growth centres in the country. With rapid urbanization and industrialization in and around Raipur, the population of the city increased drastically. Sadly, this also...

Apply new strategy for cleaning rivers: CSE

On World Environment Day, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has released its environement agenda for the new government. The agenda calls for giving equal importance to every Indian river and not just the Ganga. It has...

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