The Centre is considering an ambitious plan to make PM Narendra Modi's constituency, Varanasi, a "clean electricity city" where only renewable energy would be used.

Two local based non-governmental organizations, Christian Faith and the Living Water International have declared 12 rural communities surrounding Kakata, Margibi County as open defecation free.

Margibi County — Twelve Communities in Kakata District, Margibi County have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the Christian Faith based charity, Living Water International.

No fewer than 825 communities in Katsina State have so far been certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF) under the Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in Nigeria II (SHAWN).

The event also had superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat, in attendance.

JAIPUR: In the last three-and-a-half years, some 4,973 gram panchayats have become open-defecation free and 58.26 lakh toilets have been constructed in the state under the Clean India Mission (rura

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samir Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding open defecation and waste dumping on Yamuna floodplains.

More than 1 million people in The Gambia lack access to basic sanitation, the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Saffie Lowe-Ceesay, has said.

The collector set a target of June 2 to complete construction of all these toilets and declared Mahbubabad an ODF.

NEW DELHI: Indore has been ranked as the cleanest city in India+ while Gonda in Uttar Pradesh has been ranked the dirtiest among 434 cities, a government survey has found.

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