Hygiene

Andhra Pradesh to construct 52 lakh individual household toilets over the next four years
The Andhra Pradesh government has set itself a target of constructing 52 lakh individual household latrines...

A study in Odisha found that communal latrines were less accessible, less likely to have water, were cleaned less frequently and were more likely to have visible faeces and flies.

As many as 2.4 billion people lack access to improved sanitation globally. 710 million of these people live in urban areas. In India alone, 769 million people lack access to improved sanitation and...
Devanahalli's World Toilet Day present: The country's first faecal sludge treatment plant to become operational on November 19
Devanahalli near Bengaluru became the first town in the country to get a faecal sludge treatment plant for...
Sanitation survey to be carried out in 75 towns and cities with special focus on solid waste management
The Union Ministry of Urban Development has commissioned a survey across 75 major cities to assess their...
Delhi's safai karamcharis on strike: Demand regularisation and timely payment of salary
A bulk of the 57,000 strong sanitation work-force affiliated to 27 safai karamchari unions stayed away from work demanding timely release of salaries,...

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