Hygiene

Centre allocates 50% MGNREGA funds to sanitation and green cover

The blueprint of team Modi's rural employment guarantee scheme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), has given top...

BJP should learn from Congress' defeat: Environmentalists

Environmentalists suggest that the new government should focus on urbanisation, air and water pollution. Blame the ealrier government for ignoring the environmental and social concerns of the people, which...

Telangana formed but no change in water allocation

On June 2, Andhra Pradesh was finally divided into Telangana and residual Andhra, but the division will not affect water allocation in the two regions owing to the Andhra...

Piped water only for 40% of the middle class

Only 15% of the middle class, households with an annual income above Rs. 88,800, get about three hours of water...

The document titled ‘Sanitation Policy of Jharkhand’, by the Government of Jharkhand, serves as a guidance manual to follow the directives of the Nirmal Bahrat Abhiyan (NBA), a government programme to tackle open defecation in rural India.

The sanitation campaign in Jharkhand began in 2002-2003, and since then 225...

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