Hind Zinc completes construction of 10,000 of 30,000 Toilets

Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc today said it has completed construction of 10,000 of the proposed 40,000 toilets in rural villages of Rajasthan.

Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets
Bill Gates lauds PM Modi for talking about toilets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done more than any other leader since India's independence to create awareness about the need for toilets, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

Delhi government to build toilets in 700 slum clusters in the city

700 slum clusters will be provided toilet facilities by Delhi government as part of the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Behaviour change to be govt priority to ensure use of toilets

Triggering behaviour change among people regarding use of toilets will be the top priority for the government while implementing sanitation programmes across the country, especially in rural areas.

DNA: India still tops in open defecation

Globally, India continues to be the country with the highest number of people (597 million people) practising open defecation.

Tech advances can bring innovations in waste management: DRDO

 Rapid advances in technologies provide ample opportunities for bringing in innovations in waste management, the scientific adviser to Defence Minister and DRDO chief Avinash Chander said here today.

GAIL to provide hygienic toilets for girls students

 Joining the nation-wide 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, public sector GAIL (India) announced its plan to build 1021 bio-toilets in the country to provide hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students.

One lakh toilets to be built in schools, colleges: Goyal

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal Thursday said one lakh toilets would be constructed in schools and colleges by the PSUs under his ministries within a year.

NTPC constructs toilets in girls' schools after PM's appeal

 Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, the Kahalgaon unit of NTPC has built toilets in five girls' schools and is in the process of building toilets in 20 more schools and over a hundred households.

Chhattisgarh govt to ensure toilets, potable water for all by 2018

 The Chhattisgarh government has set a target of ensuring toilet facilities and clean drinking water in every household in the state in the next four years.

Gates foundation to help India promote user-friendly toilets

The ministry of urban development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will promote user-friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in India.

Many toilets converted to temples due to water scarcity: Gadkari

A huge number of toilets in some rural households have been converted to godowns and temples due to scarcity of water, Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

Won't marry our girls in homes without toilets: Rajasthan community

 A community in Rajasthan has pledged not to marry their daughters in houses without toilets.

Badaun rape outrage impact? Sulabh launches 'toilet for every house' campaign
Badaun rape outrage impact? Sulabh launches 'toilet for every house' campaign

A nation-wide campaign for building toilet for every house was on Sunday launched from Katra Sadatganj village here, where two girls were allegedly gangraped and hanged in May.

Provide drinking water, toilets in schools: BJP to MCD

The Delhi unit of the BJP Thursday asked all three municipal corporations under it to provide clean drinking water and separate toilets for girl students in all schools under their jurisdiction.

IIHMR to build toilets in 6,500 rural schools in Raj

Jaipur-based Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) Thursday announced that it will construct separate toilets for girls and boys in around 6,500 rural schools in Rajasthan.

'Toilets key to improving child health in India'

Building toilets and reducing open defecation is the key to significant health benefits for young children in India, a promising study by an Indian-origin researcher shows.

Toilet construction: Gadkari asks MPs to allocate MPLADS funds

Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written to parliamentarians requesting them to allocate funds from their MPLADS for construction of toilets in village homes, schools and anganwadis.

Gujarat, MP faltering in Modi govt`s 100-day target for toilets

Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are among the 17 odd states which are faltering in achieving Narendra Modi Government`s 100-day target for constructing separate toilets for girls in schools.