Amitabh Bachchan urges people to use toilets

Launched by Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) Grameen, the campaign is produced by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, and supported by the World Bank.

Feb 06, 2019, 22:39 PM IST

Kundewadi village in Nashik becomes open defecation free

Kundewadi, a small village in Nashik district has become open defecation free (ODF), thanks to efforts made by a local credit society that provided interest free loan to villagers for construction of toilets.

May 05, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year. Mandi was judged as the cleanest district in 'Hills' category and Sindhudurg cleanest in the 'Plains' category.

Sep 09, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

WB: Three more districts to be freed of open defecation

After Nadia becoming the first district in the country to be freed of open defecation, West Bengal would soon have three other districts Hooghly, East Midnapore and North 24 Parganas falling under the same category.

Apr 28, 2015, 01:52 AM IST