This was a preliminary observational study which aimed to examine whether there are any early observed differences in the health outcomes of the children from the selected ODF villages vis-à-vis. the selected non-ODF villages of the five Indian states - Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

UNICEF was requested by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to conduct a study to assess the economic impacts of the Swachh Bharat Gramin in rural areas.

UNICEF was requested by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to conduct a study to assess the economic impacts of the Swachh Bharat Gramin in rural areas.

The report aims to assess the current status of rural sanitation coverage and usage of toilets at a pan India level as well as at state level. It also provides an independent evaluation of the progress made so far under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).

Deputy Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Patrick Boamah, has revealed that government has secured a grant of $42 million to provide water to about 150,000 homes and also build 20,000 hous

In Mumbai, of every three public toilet seats, two are for men and just one for women.

The United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it has facilitated N70 million loan to 3,000 households to construct improved toilets in four states of the country through some Micro Finance Instit

The National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) 2017-18, conducted by an Independent Verification Agency (IVA) under the World Bank support project to the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G), has found that 93.4% of the households in rural India who have access to a toilet use it.

Vijayawada: Only 5.9 lakh houses in the state are left without toilets covering almost 92 pc households with toilets, as on March 15, said Union minister of state for drinking water and sanitation

NEW DELHI: Nearly 24 per cent of the solid waste generated in the country was being processed as on January 31, according to data presented by the government in Parliament.

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