Govt, Infosys enter into an agreement to build 10,000 toilets designed by software engineer

Seeking to abolish the practice of manual scavenging in the country, as warranted by the law and apex court judgments, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Indian Railways for delaying i

The study presents the revised approach in the programme which emphasizes more on Information, Education and Communication (IEC), Human Resource Development, Capacity Building and Hygiene Education for effective behaviour change or activities to increase awareness among the rural people and generation of demand for sanitary facilities with involvement of PRIs, CBOs, and NGOs etc.

Setting a precedent, the tiny island of Lakshadweep is all set to become the first town in the country to install nearly 12,000 ecofriendly toilets in its buildings

New Delhi: In a bid to get rid of manual scavenging on railway tracks, bio-toilets have been installed in 50 coaches of various trains, the Railways informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

"Fifty coaches of different trains have been fitted with bio-toilets which, unlike traditional toilets in trains, retain the human waste in the tank which is treated by bacteria," V K Gupta, Secretary

Construction of eco-friendly toilet is need of the hour to maintain cleanliness and hygiene, opined H T Chandrashekahr, Additional Deputy Commissioner here.

Speaking after inaugurating the newly-constructed toilets at Medara block in Chamarajanagar, on Monday, he said there has been a ban on carrying night soil in the entire country.

The government has made it mandatory construction of indiv

SRINAGAR, Aug 29: The Governor, N. N. Vohra, today visited the holy cave of Shri Amarnathji and the camps at Panjtarni, Sheshnag, Baltal and Domel to review the status of the ongoing special sanitation drive being carried out under his directions.

NEW DELHI: Delhi Mayor Pritihvi Raj Sawhney inaugurated two eco-friendly toilets boasting innovative technologies at Nigambodh Ghat and near Kudsia Park in Kashmere Gate on a pilot basis this past week.

These bio-toilets and electronic toilets would not only substantially save water, energy and space but are aesthetically more appealing as well.

Environmentally sensitive region of Lakshwadeep Islands will be the first to have biological toilets in the country for eco-friendly disposal of human waste.

The Lakshwadeep government has asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to install 21 biological toilets in Kavaratti and other islands.

The Union Rural Development Ministry will promote

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