Swachh Bharat Mission

Big boost to Modi govt's 'Swachh Bharat' Mission, study claims it's giving annual benefits of over Rs 53,000 per household

The study, which happens to be the first-ever economic analysis of the scheme, showed that the poorest have got a financial return of 2.6 and a societal return of 5.7 times the cost.

Oct 23, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Swachh Bharat Mission: International study compares costs and benefits of PM Narendra Modi's ambitious scheme

According to the study, investment costs average US$ 396 per latrine and average annual operational costs are US$37 (financial) and US$ 94 (time costs).

Oct 22, 2020, 18:31 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches week-long campaign 'Gandagi Mukt Bharat' to make India free of garbage

PM Modi also addressed the nation and lauded the people of India for making 'swachhata' a 'jan andolan'.

Aug 08, 2020, 20:49 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi

On August 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra’, an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission. A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra (RSK) was first announced by the prime minister on April 10, 2017 on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of Gandhiji’s Champaran ‘satyagraha’.

Aug 08, 2020, 17:48 PM IST

Taj Mahal gets babycare and feeding room for convenience of female tourists

Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Thursday inaugurated a Babycare and Feeding Room in the campus of world-famous monument Taj Mahal in Agra and began the operation of a water conservation system at the historic site.

Aug 30, 2019, 18:49 PM IST

Swachh Bharat' needs to become 'Sundar Bharat': Economic Survey

As per the Economic Survey, through the Swachh Bharat mission, 99.2 per cent of rural India has been covered. Since October 2, 2014, over 9.5 crore toilets have been built all over the country and 5,64,658 villages have been declared ODF.

Jul 04, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

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

PM Narendra Modi receives first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award

The citation mentions initiatives such as Make in India, Startup India, Digital India and Swachh Bharat, "which have positioned India as one of the most lucrative manufacturing and business destinations in the world". 

Jan 14, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Mobile Reporter: WhatsApp group "Swachh Pune Swachh Bharat" helps in Pune's makeover

This segment of Mobile Reporter brings to you inspiring stories of WhatsApp groups from all over the country. Watch video to know more information.

Jan 03, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

Bill Gates heaps praise on PM Narendra Modi for Swachh Bharat campaign

Bill Gates has said that the time is now to build on the successes of Swachh Bharat campaign.

Oct 09, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi writes personalised letters to select citizens for joining 'Swachh Bharat Mission'

The PM has written personalised letters to nearly 2000 people from all walks of life.

Sep 14, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

Cleanliness should be prioritised for healthy future: Akshay Kumar

Akshay also made the audience witness India's sanitation issues in film 'PadMan', which focused on menstrual hygiene. 

Sep 12, 2018, 17:42 PM IST

Ten new Swachh Iconic Places launched under Swachh Bharat Mission

Swachh Bharat Mission, envisioned by the Prime Minister, is being coordinated by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation with the support of state governments and local administration. 

Jun 13, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar feature in new ad campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission - Watch

The twin pit toilet technology was invented in India and is the most well-suited toilet technology for rural India, and is recommended by Government of India and the World Health Organization.


May 28, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

No toilet, no pay: Government employees in Sitapur asked to 'pose and prove'

They have been asked to submit proof certificates along with toilet selfies or face the risk of losing one month's salary.

May 26, 2018, 08:35 AM IST

Swachh Bharat Mission: Gobardhan scheme launched to generate energy from solid waste

Uma Bharti on Monday launched the Gobardhan scheme from Haryana's Karnal district.

Apr 30, 2018, 22:41 PM IST

BJP MLA cleans toilet seat with bare hands, cuts students' nails as part of Swachh Bharat mission - Watch

Earlier in January, he shared a video where he was seen giving a bath to a student in a school in Alhova.

Feb 18, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Government talks of Swachh Bharat, Rajasthan Minister urinates in public, Congress mocks BJP

Dismissing the matter, the Rajasthan Health Minister said it was "not a big issue".

Feb 15, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Bizzare order: Village panchayat directs schools to click students inside toilets

A village panchayat in Dhamtari district of Chattisgarh has issued a rather intrusive order of clicking school students in the toilet and sharing these photos daily on a WhatsApp group.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Over 30 lakh houses sanctioned, 4 lakh constructed for urban poor: Govt

The Union Housing Minister added that more than 15 lakh houses of those sanctioned are in various stages of construction.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:00 PM IST