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As many as 41.5 crore people exited poverty in India during the 15-year period between 2005-06 and 2019-21, out of which two-thirds exited in the first 10 years, and one-third in the next five years, according to this global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Noorul Sehar Lari Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 10/10/2022.

Grievance in the application is against discharge of untreated sewage at Lar, district Deoria, Uttar Pradesh on open land (khasra no. 1712) with an area of 0.1980 hectares.

Report filed by the Principal Secretary, Urban Development informed the court that a comprehensive city sanitation action plan (CSAP) of the Nagar Panchayat Lar amounting to Rs. 7.40 crore to be funded under Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 has been prepared.

Telangana won the first prize under the large states category under the Swachh Survekshan Grameen (SSG) 2022 which looks into the sanitation status of rural areas. Haryana was in the second position while Tamil Nadu was third.

UNICEF has launched a new guide on financing water, sanitation and hygiene in a bid to expand critically needed services to millions worldwide.

In May 2022, the World Health Assembly passed a resolution calling for WHO to draft a global strategy on infection prevention and control.

The Department of Legal and Legislative Affairs, Punjab on July 18, 2022 has issued the Punjab Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2022 to further amend the Punjab Rural Development Act, 1987.

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) recently published the results of a global audience study that looked into the perceptions around water, sanitation, and hygiene of experts working in climate, health, human rights, humanitarian response and economic development.

Indigenous peoples, who have endured centuries of colonization, violence and domination, often relegated to live in marginal territories, in harsh conditions, offer us valuable ways to address the global water crisis through their traditional practices, both in terms of the sustainable management of aquatic ecosystems and the democratic governan

Around the world, 546 million schoolchildren still lack a basic drinking water service at their school; 539 million schoolchildren don't have a basic toilet, and over 800 million schoolchildren lack basic facilities with soap and water to wash their hands, according to this latest JMP report by the WHO/UNICEF.

Action taken report by the Agra Development Authority in the matter of Devanshu Bose Vs Agra Development Authority & Others in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order, December 1, 2021 and March 24, 2022.

The matter related to sewage problem in Nalanda Town colony, Shamshabad road, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. After site inspection of the joint committee, December 10, 2021 direction was issued by the Agra Development Authority to initiate action to make sure for the establishment of a sewage treatment plant (STP) for disposal of sewage coming from the Nalanda Town colony.