The panchayat of Rambhakhedi village also served notices to 43 other families there to stop defecating in the open.
A study from the World Bank shows that the total economic impacts of inadequate sanitation in India was amounting to $53.8 billion per year, equivalent of 6.4 % of India's Gross Development Production in the same period.
Amitabh Bachchan, who has been associated with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, says that waste management should be part of the school curriculum.
A 105-year-old Kunwar Bai, who was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot. Determined to stop the ritual of
Pune: In a country of 125 crore people, there is an retired employee Chandrakant Kulkarni from Pune who has shown his devotion by donating almost a one-third of his pension from June 2015 to Sept
Mumbai:Rahul Gandhi today trained his guns on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his pet "Swachh Bharat" campaign, alleging "lack of strategy and vision" in carrying out cleanliness drives as he visited Deonar garbage dumping ground
New Delhi: The central government on Monday announced allocation of Rs.9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign) in the country."The concept of Swachh Bharat was very close to the heart of Father
New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance government's flagship programmes like Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital India and Green Energy were today showcased at the Rajpath during the 67th Republic Day celebrations.Though the duration of the parade
New Delhi: Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Friday promised to extend all support to Centre's efforts to expand the reach and effectiveness of sustainable sanitation services under the Swachh Bharat Mission.Urban Development Minister
United Nation: World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said reforms initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have had a huge impact on the way world looks at India and praised the progress made in
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government has "almost" achieved the target of ensuring separate toilets for boys and girls in schools across the country, even as he asserted the achievement has
New Delhi: Don't get surprised if you find the beggars singing jingles for Swach Bharat Abhiyaan and Beti Bachao Andolan while travelling in a train. Narendra Modi government is going to rope in beggars to
Of more than 110 million rural households without toilets across India in 2012, the government has been able to assist 11 million households in building toilets. That means, nearly 99 million households need toilets over
Chandigarh : Punjab government today claimed that it has constructed 33 lakh toilets for rural families under the ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan,which enlists elimination of open-defecation as one of its objectives. A government spokesperson said the total
Krishnagar: Abhijit Mandal, a farmer in West Bengal's Nadia district has been attending nature's call in the open fields for the last five decades but now he is afraid to do so due to the
The country's largest software exporter TCS on Sunday said it has completed a survey of 1,100 schools allotted to it for installing sanitation facilities for girls and will start the first phase of construction by
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel yesterday nominated nine eminent personalities in the state to participate in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. Spiritual leaders Rameshbhai Oza, Kankeshwari Devi, lawyer Sudhir Nanavati, tax consultant Mukesh Patel, cricketer
Thrissur: A minister in the Congress led UDF government today said it was unfortunate that Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had failed to understand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachch Bharat Abhiyan was a ‘public stunt'.“Tharoor
Lucknow: Stung by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growing criticism by UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, BJP has challenged him to show his 31-month's report card before questioning the track record of the BJP-led NDA government.State