Total Sanitation Campaign was renamed as Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA)

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The year 2018 was full of declarations. In the country, some major policies and programmes were launched to tackle issues ranging from air pollution to plastic pollution.

Launches ‘Swachh Survekshan’ campaign for rural areas of state

A Parliamentary panel on Thursday dismissed the Government’s claim of achieving about 84 per cent of the sanitation coverage in the rural areas under the Swachchh Bharat Mission (SBM) noting that i

Only 458 individual toilets built against target of 1.25 lakh due to lack of demand

HYDERABAD: The city may have figured in the list of 50 ‘clean’ cities under Swachh Survekshan 2018, but Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), which analysed the results, says the city got the ‘

Sweeping cities clean under Swachh Bharat is only half the solution.

PATNA: The state capital has only 132 public toilets for over 20 lakh population, causing inconvenience to the denizens, said Vishal Anand, the deputy commissioner of Patna Municipal Corporation (P

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.

Nashik: During an awareness programme on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at Dhanlaxmi School and Junior College, founder president of the Nirmal Gram Nirman Kendra, Nalini Navrekar propagated the re-use and

PANJIM: Non-availability of land, absence of sewer lines, no regular supply of water and lack of willingness amongst people are some of the major challenges before the Manohar Parrikar-led coalitio

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