Officials of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MHUPA) met the representatives of other Ministries — Finance, Defence, Culture, Civil Aviation, Environment and Forests and Clima

To curb open defecation in the Nilgiris district, Rural Development Organisation (RDO), an NGO in the Nilgiris, on Wednesday launched cost effective, eco-friendly green toilets to mark World Enviro

The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Low Cost Sanitation for Liberation of Scavengers started from 1980-81 initially through the Ministry of Home Affairs and later on through the Ministry of Welfare.

Sulabh International has invited Microsoft founder Bill Gates to visit its headquarters in the Capital to witness its low-cost, environment-friendly toilet technology being used in India and other developing nations. The NGO's invitation follows Mr. Gates' statement made during recent visit to India where he said his “ultimate dream” was to develop low-cost toilets.

“Sulabh International has developed cost-effective, two-pit toilet technology which is being used in households as well as community toilets. Our design is being adopted on a much wider scale because it satisfies the important criteria of a technology design which is culturally acceptable and is also affordable. We are ready to offer Mr. Gates and his philanthropic organisation our technology,”

After bicycles and utensils, the SAD-BJP government has now started pasting cyclostyled messages at the entry gates of toilets in rural areas, singing praises of the Punjab Government for providing

In a bid to woo voters before the upcoming civic polls, the Congress party wants to make Mumbai’s slums self-contained.

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IN a country where 638 million people defecate in the open, Koushik's idea could be a head turner. His invention, the Electronic Lavatory, addresses the problem of sanitation and promotes toilet use.

NEW DELHI: Princess Mathilde of Belgium on Tuesday called upon developing countries to adopt low-cost toilet technology promoted by non-government organisation Sulabh International to achieve

A leading international sanitation NGO, Sulabh International, will start its operation in Japan by constructing six low cost toilets popularly known as "Sulabh Sauchalaya" in rural areas of Japan.

The objective of this Scheme is to convert/ construct low cost sanitation units through sanitary two pit pour flush latrines with superstructures and appropriate variations to suit local conditions (area specific latrines) and construct new latrines where EWS household have no latrines and follow the in-human practice of defecating in the open in urban areas.