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Category: Sanitation
Last updated: Aug 18 2018 21:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Golaghat P&RD officials on stock-taking drive 12.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat P&RD officials on stock-taking drive
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Kakching named cleanest dist hqs 12.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Kakching named cleanest dist hqs
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CCpur becomes ODF district 12.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CCpur becomes ODF district
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Meet on SDG-6 11.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meet on SDG-6
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'We talk about progress, but nothing much has happened' 11.8.2018 Rediff: Movies
'There are 31 million houses without electricity.'
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Waste not picked up on time in Ahmedabad: Survey 11.8.2018 DNA: Popular News
A pilot survey of six wards of the city suggests that there is a lack of punctuality in waste collection. To make the city cleaner, the civic authority is considering the removal of silver dustbins from the streets, and introducing some more waste collection points as well. However, one survey suggests that the city needs even more bins for waste accommodation. These six wards in the city need more dustbins — Point of Interest (POI) — from where the garbage could be collected. The survey was conducted in Bapunagar, Ghatlodia, Khadia, Maninagar, Nava Vadaj, and Nikol wards of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). The civic body had also roped in an external agency  — Urban Management Centre — to help them conduct the survey and  help maintain the existing sanitation level  in these six wards.  The agency, in its report of the survey, which started in May 2018 and ended in July 2018, marked 3,667 POIs in the six wards and also gave recommendations to the AMC. These POIs will ensure that the waste is ...
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Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushree Uma Bharti calls upon citizens to join the Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushree Uma Bharti has called upon all citizens to participate in the Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018 commissioned by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to rank the states and districts on key sanitation parameters.
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Schemes for Welfare of Tribals in Himachal Pradesh for which Funds have been Provided by Centre 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy for overall development of tribal people across the country, which includes support for education, health, sanitation, water supply, skill development, livelihood etc. Major part of infrastructure development and provision of basic amenities in tribal areas/regions in the country is carried out through various schemes/programmes of concerned Central Ministries and the State Governments concerned including State of Himachal Pradesh, while the Ministry of Tribal Affairs provides additive to these initiatives by way of plugging critical gaps.
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ADC, Ukhrul conducts extensive cleanliness movement at Ukhrul 9.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
ADC, Ukhrul conducts extensive cleanliness movement at Ukhrul
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation to launch 'MISAAL' sanitation programme 9.8.2018 DNA: Top News
The city has improved in sanitation and has secured 12th rank in India. To sustain and improve it further, it is going to launch "Moving Towards Sanitation for All (MISAAL)" programme. This programme is supported by the Government of India and United States Agency for International Development. The prime focus of the programme is urban sanitation in selected historic cities of Gujarat, Karnataka and Rajasthan. "The aim of MISAAL is to make transformative changes in the city of Ahmedabad which has bagged the UNESCO's World Heritage inscription. MISAAL will align its activities with the Swachh Bharat Mission and will help the city of Ahmedabad to demonstrate sustained ODF," said Rakesh Shankar, deputy municipal commissioner, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). The activities to be carried under this programme include: sanitation mapping, preparing IT-based knowledge management tools, capacity building of municipal functionaries through e-learning, national and international city-city partnership. FACT ...
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U.S. to give Colombia $9 million to help Venezuelan migrants: Haley 9.8.2018 Reuters: World News
The United States will give Colombia $9 million to help provide for hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela fleeing a severe economic and political crisis over the past 18 months, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on ...
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Sh. Hardeep Puri to launch Swachh Survekshan 2019, ODF+ & ODF ++ Protocols and Swachh Manch Web Portal 8.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State (I/C), Housing & Urban Affairs will launch the Swachh Survekshan 2019 on 10th August 2018 in New Delhi. Parallelly, a slew of new initiatives under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) as well as the Ease of Living Index will also be launched.
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Review of progress of North-Eastern States on SBM-G 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Secretary of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Parameswaran Iyer reviewed the progress of all North-Eastern States on Swachh Bharat Mission-Grameen (SBM-G) at a regional workshop in Guwahati today.
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Outside defecations causing chronic infections 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) in 2017 done by World Bank, 77% of the household were found to have access to the toilets during the survey period.   The administrative data available on Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin portal, the sanitation coverage is 89.4% as on date.
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Painting Mumbai red, blue, yellow... Slums get a colourful face-lift 7.8.2018 Rediff: News
Social worker Rouble Nagi through her initiative 'Misaal Mumbai', has given a coat of lively colours to around 24,000 hutments across these slums.
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NSS programme held at Behali college 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
NSS programme held at Behali college
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Sonowal reviews progress of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal reviews progress of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin
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Paper Industry aims to rectify misconceptions about paper usage 6.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 6 (NewsVoir): Paper industry celebrated Paper Day on August 1 by launching an awareness campaign on environment friendliness of paper as against several alternate materials. The
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GIS Technology on Ganga Cleaning Projects 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology for improving planning, execution and monitoring of projects as well as providing platform for central repository of all data related to Ganga river basin including Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) / Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP), water quality monitoring location, afforestation, ghats and crematorium, river front development.
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Impact assessment of development in Gram Panchayats 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
According to the inputs received from Ministry of Panchayati Raj, under the Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC), grants to the tune of ? 2,00,292.20 crore for the period from 2015 to 2020 are being devolved to Gram Panchayats constituted under Part IX of the Constitution, amounting to an assistance of ?. 488 per capita per annum at an aggregate level for 26 States for delivering basic services such as water supply, sanitation, sewerage, solid waste management, storm water drainage, etc.     The Ministry of Panchayati Raj constituted Common Review Mission (CRM) in the year 2017 to assess the effectiveness of utilization of Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) grants by selected Gram Panchayats (GPs) in eight States viz. Assam, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh during 2017.
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