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The Government is to develop a three-year strategic plan for the water and sanitation sector this year, Joseph Kofi Adda, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources has said.

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.

MUMBAI: The railways plans to have clean-up marshals on the lines of the BMC to curb littering and spitting at railway stations.

BENGALURU: Of the 20 stations in Karnataka that made it to the Swacch Rail Swacch Bharat Abhiyan list of cleanest railways stations, Yadgir fared the worst.

AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Railway station which ranked below 25 in terms of cleanliness in 2016 has now been ranked as the seventh cleanest station in the A1 category.

The Anand Vihar railway station has been ranked fifth cleanest among the A1 category stations surveyed in the latest Swachh Railway Report — the cleanest in the capital ahead of its more heralded r

The Pune railway station has made it to the top 10 clean stations in the country and ranked ninth among 75 A1 category stations in the country.

The survey was carried out on 407 stations

Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest, followed by the one in Secunderabad, among the 75 busiest stations.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s first comprehensive blueprint for sustainable development. Launched at the end of 2015, this Agenda frames health and well-being as both outcomes and foundations of social inclusion, poverty reduction and environmental protection.

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

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