To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put focus on sanitation, the Prime Minister of India launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on 2 October, 2014. Following this, guidelines for the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) were issued by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India (GoI).

The guidelines issued by GoI are...

Campaign launched to improve sanitation in the NCR 
The ministry of urban development has launched a new awareness campaign–Asli tarakki–aimed at improving sanitation in six cities in the national...

Urban development ministry ties up with dabbawallas to spread sanitation message

Only 16 out of India's 677 districts open defecation free
With the deadline for Swachh Bharat (2019) fast approaching, authorities are faced with the herculean task of eliminating open defecation in 661 districts out of the total 677 in the country. So far,...


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