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New ‘Bandicoot’ to clean manholes 19.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
The new version weighs only 80 kg against the earlier 160 kg
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‘110 deaths due to manual scavenging in T.N. since 2004’ 17.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
State records highest number of casualties followed by M.P. and Karnataka
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‘Manual scavenging must be eradicated’ 12.3.2020 Hindu: Hyderabad
Safai Karmacharis’ panel member in city
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Expedite construction of toiletsin rural areas, says ZP chief 11.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Udupi Zilla Panchayat President Dinakar Babu on Wednesday directed officers to expedite the construction of toilets for schools and houses in rural ar
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‘Gandhian philosophy need of the hour for survival of humanity’ 1.3.2020 Hindu: National
CSR has its roots in Gandhi’s thoughts, says ANU V-C
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Infosys award for three 20.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Youngsters develop sewer cleaning robot
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10 teams win Aarohan Social Innovation Awards 19.2.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
The awards recognise innovative solutions for the underprivileged and marginalised in India
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No end to manual scavenging 17.12.2019 deccanchronicle.com
Experts say officials flout Manual Scavenging Act.
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Gujarat High Court asks govt to identify and rehabilitate manual scavengers 9.7.2019 DNA
CASE FILE: Court expressed unhappiness with the laidback approach of the government
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Sewer deaths: beneficiaries yet to get machines a month after launch 27.3.2019 Hindu: Delhi
Facility was to be handed over to families of those who died while cleaning tanks
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Gujarat govt launches 'zero waste' policy 27.7.2018 DNA: India
Gujarat government has launched a policy with the aim to make all civic bodies "zero-waste" cities in the state. The policy was launched on Thursday after the chief minister approved the same. The policy gives power to each of the civic bodies to frame their individual laws to act against individuals or organisations committing erratic disposal of waste. The policy's main focus is over 100% segregation of waste, recycling and systematic disposal of the same. The policy also aims to ensure toilets for each household, manual scavenging-free societies, disposal of sewerage water after treatment and providing additional funds to civic bodies for the same. The policy has set ten goals to make all cities free from waste. It mentions: "All cities should be zero-waste cities and for that, 100% waste from residential, industrial and commercial areas is to be collected and stored after segregation. Construction waste and debris is to be collected and reused after recycling." The policy states that all local urban ...
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‘Book officials failing to enforce manual scavenging law’ 26.6.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Spots identified for desilting manholes as part of pre-monsoon exercise
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Affordable toilets planned for rural poor 25.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Each toilet to cost ₹20,000; govt. to provide ₹12,000, NGO ₹5,000 as subsidy; the rest to be borne by beneficiaries
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Compelling story of an inhuman practice 21.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Excellent music and performances rendered Asif Ali’s “Nachyo Bahut Gopal” a fine depiction of those condemned to a life of scavenging
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Why did riots erupt in Shillong? 9.6.2018 Hindu: National
What is the conflict? The landscape of Shillong reminded the primarily Scottish officers of East India Company of the glens back home. The hill statio
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Leftovers from eateries attract dogs in K.K. Nagar 1.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A week ago, while returning from work, 42-year-old S. Ramnath was hopelessly trying to fend off a pack of barking strays on Ramawamy Salai in K.K. Nag
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HC gives green light to DJB’s policy on manual scavengers 31.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Govt agency to mechanise sewer cleaning that would give self-employment
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Jaipur: Comptroller and Auditor General empties toilet pit, sets example 19.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Comptroller and Auditor General of India and former IAS officer of Rajastahn Cadre Rajiv Mehrishi set up an example for the bureaucracy when on Thursday he emptied a toilet pit from a twin pit toilet in rural Maharashtra. In this tasks he was joined by secretary in the ministry of drinking water and sanitation Parameswaran Iyer. The pit-cleaning exercise was conducted at Pandharewadi gram panchayat in Daund block of the Pune district. The exercise was basically a step towards dispelling myths, biases and stigmas and setting a precedent that officers who advocate for sanitation and hygiene should practice the same. Several state principal secretaries (sanitation), senior officers of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), and senior officers of Maharashtra government joined in this exercise. At the #ODF Sustainability workshop in #Maharashtra, Additional Chief Secretaries of various states, senior officers of the #SBM & state government officials emptied the pits from twin pit toilets to de-stigmatize ...
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Sulabh founder to get Nikkel Asia Prize 15.5.2018 General News
Sanitation pioneer and founder of Sulabh International Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has been selected for Japan's most prestigious Nikkel Asia Prize, a statement said on Monday.
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This recycling unit is helping keep Mudumalai Tiger Reserve litter-free 5.5.2018 Hindu: S & T
Garbage left behind by thoughtless tourists inside the reserve is being recycled into bags, envelopes and file holders
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