Sanitation challenges: Govt not well equipped, say experts
Sanitation challenges: Govt not well equipped, say experts

According to experts, the Indian government’s flagship Clean India campaign would not deliver results without an integrated approach.

Organisers to be made responsible for cleanliness at venues in Delhi

With a view to ensure cleanliness at public places in the national capital, the Urban Development Ministry is planning to come out with a 'standard operating procedure' for organisers of public events to ensure cleanliness is maintained during and after such gatherings.

PM Modi's praise will inspire me further: 'Clean India' volunteer

Temsutula Imsong, a young social worker who was praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for her dedicated efforts to clean the ghats in Varanasi, on Thursday said the appreciation would inspire her to work harder.

Maharashtra govt to build 56 lakh toilets

Maharashtra government has decided to construct 56 lakh toilets in the state by 2019 under the cleanliness campaign of central government.

Army takes PM Modi's Clean India mission to Mt Everest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission is set to reach the top of the world.

Maharashtra govt to launch 'Swacch Maharashtra Abhiyan'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Tuesday said that his government has decided to launch 'Swacch Maharashtra Abhiyan' on the lines of Centre's 'Swacch Bharat campaign'.

Anil Ambani to start Clean India initiative at Kamakhya temple

Industrialist Anil Ambani on Saturday visited the Kamakhya temple and pledged to soon start a programme under Prime Minister's Swachh Bharat campaign at the famous shrine.

20 member committee to implement 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in UT

A 20 member high power committee, headed by the Chief Secretary, has been formed by the government for implementing the 'Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the Union Territory.

Take inspiration from Gandhi on cleanliness: Naidu

Urging people to take inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi on cleanliness, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the Father of the Nation`s vision of `clean India` goes beyond a set of physical targets for construction of toilets.

Attitude change key to successful Clean India mission: Birender Singh

Union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh Monday called for an attitudinal change towards hygiene in India as well as an institutional revamp to ensure the Clean India Mission's success, as technological change alone was insufficient.

Governors told to take the lead in clean India campaign

 To bolster clean India campaign, Governors of States and Administrators of Union Territories were today briefed on the Swachh Bharat Mission at Rashtrapati Bhawan and told to take the lead to make it success.

Rail authorities slap fine on passengers for littering

Focusing on ensuring cleanliness at railway stations, West Central Railway here caught 432 persons for littering and imposed a fine of Rs 43,200 of them under a drive.

'Clean India', BRICS in focus at World Congress on Public Health

Around 2,000 experts from over 60 countries would take part in the 14th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) beginning here Wednesday that will showcase India's efforts, including the 'Clean India' drive, organisers said Monday.

Mizoram launches cleanliness drive

The Congress-ruled Mizoram government Friday launched a massive state-wide cleanliness programme in order to make it the cleanest state in India.

Cleanliness movement in Mizoram launched

'Mizoram Faina Beihpui Hnatlang' or mass voluntary movement for cleanliness was launched on Friday across Mizoram with state Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla inaugurating the movement in Aizawl this morning.

Haryana: Schoolgirl invents cooking gas with waste polythene!

A schoolgirl named Radhika in Haryana's Yamuna Nagar has invented a cooking gas using waste polythene.

USAID, BMGF to support Swachh Bharat campaign

The 'Swachh Bharat' campaign on Tuesday got a boost with USAID and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) joining hands with the government and pledging a financial commitment of around USD 12 million over the next five years for the success of the Mission.

Swachh Bharat: PM Modi lauds contribution of Dr Subhash Chandra, Zee family
Swachh Bharat: PM Modi lauds contribution of Dr Subhash Chandra, Zee family

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Friday, lauded Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra and the Zee family for their contribution to the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.

Naidu to meet municipal commissioners for urban plans

 Identifying them as key players in implementing its new urban initiatives including the 'Swachch Bharat Mission', the Centre has decided to reach out to municipal commissioners across the country.

Pvt companies to build toilets in New Delhi through CSR

Far-flung and less-developed areas in New Delhi Parliamentary constituency could soon have public toilet facilities built by private companies as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.