JAIPUR: Rajasthan is not even close to achieving the target of constructing toilets in urban areas under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of All Nehru Place Development & Welfare Association Vs. South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Ors. dated 01/12/2015 regarding availability of useable toilets in the area of Nehru Place market.

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As more and more families migrate from rural areas to Pacific capital cities, water, sanitation and health challenges in rapidly growing informal settlements in key Pacific capital cities are in urgent need of response, according to a new World Bank report.

Even after several campaigns launched by the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA), the city presents a “dirty look” as failure of the municipal bodies and poor ci

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs. District Magistrate, Ghaziabad & Ors. dated 28/09/2015 regarding collection and disposal of the Municipal Solid Waste in the entire city of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Resident Welfare Association Vs Deputy Commissioner, MCD (South-West) dated 24/09/2015 regarding huge quantity of cow dung lying on the side of the road no. 5 Arjun Park, Nangli Dairy, Nazafgarh, Delhi. The cow dung remains for months together and is causing environmental and health hazards.

To reduce pollution in the holy city, the state government has contemplated to introduce mechanical sweeping of streets and key roads to make these dust-free.