Notwithstanding the lead taken by governor Ch Vi dyasagar Rao, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious cleanliness drive has failed to take off in Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai, owing to lack o

Rapidly increasing urbanisation in India has brought much needed focus on the urban development policies in India. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission was the first programme to provide substantial funds for urban local bodies to improve their infrastructure and bring in better governance systems. This article tries to look at the mission from a new public management perspective. The performance of ULBs in project implementation shows delinking from the reforms agenda of the mission.

The aim is to foster a spirit of competition among cities to improve cleanliness and sanitation

75 cities to be ranked on cleanliness

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.

This report explores the opportunities for investment in sanitation by the private sector, and it profiles 16 initiatives currently being undertaken for the provision of sanitation services and infrastructure, either through corporate social responsibility (CSR) funding, public private partnership (PPP), or independent corporate funding.

Enteric fever due to Salmonella Typhi (typhoid fever) occurs in urban areas with poor sanitation. While direct fecal-oral transmission is thought to be the predominant mode of transmission, recent evidence suggests that indirect environmental transmission may also contribute to disease spread.

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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.

Centre Allocates Rs 96.5 Crore To Kejriwal Govt For First Phase Of Swachh Delhi Abhiyan

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