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

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An environment think-tank has claimed there were several loopholes in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 survey and ranking of cities.

Mysuru city was ranked third cleanest city in the overall national ranking with a five-star rating in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 the results of which was announced in New Delhi on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI: Easy availability of funds under the Swachh Bharat Mission has made procurement of expensive heavy machinery, such as super-suckers, water-sprinkling tanks and JCBs, much more convenient

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

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