In rural areas, roughly 72 percent and 12 percent of people in urban areas still relieve themselves in the open.

HYDERABAD: The GHMC may have declared all of its 150 wards to be open defecation free(ODF) on Independence Day this year, there are still people in certain pockets and several slums in the city who

The World Bank has published a report titled, ‘The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender,’ which characterizes water as “an asset, a service and a space” and illustrates how water can “reflect and even reinforce” gender inequality.

The SDMC has seized 571.20 kilograms of plastic material which were banned, as per the NGT’s direction.

BIJNOR: The Bijnor administration has declared the district open defecation free, with chief development officer Indramani Tripathi on Monday saying that the district panchayati raj officer has rec

Jos — The Pilot Science Primary School, Kwall is said to be one of the best and oldest government-owned primary schools in the entire Irigwe chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages Declared as ODF, 03/08/2017. A statement regarding State/UT-wise, Open Defecation Free (ODF) declared and ODF verified villages by the respective State Governments, as on 23.06.2017 is at Annexure-1.

Ondingwanyama-While Namibia’s sanitation status is a thorn in the flesh, with only half the population having access to proper sanitation, government is striving towards declaring at least 180 vill

Question raised in Lok Sabha on ODF Villages, 20/07/2017. The States/UTs - wise number of villages have been declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF) during the last three year including the current financial year is at Annexure-I. The amount spent to make these villages ODF during the said period including Karnataka, State/UT-wise is at Annexure –II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Households without Toilet Facilities, 20/07/2017. State/UT-wise, percentage of households without toilet facility in rural areas of the country including Jharkhand as on 17.7.2017 is at Annexure-1. SBM(G) is being implemented in districts of Jharkhand including tribal areas.

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