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Community Urban Sanitation Awareness Campaign Madhya Pradesh Objective : To build create a buzz around the safer Sanitation practices & to ensure the maximum citizen engagement in ensuring sustainability of transformed behaviour. Background : In Madhya Pradesh, an innovative effort has been made in making IEC & other behaviour change communication interventions more meaningful. The idea…

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97 Ganga towns to be declared open-defecation free by March: Hardeep Singh Puri.

 Ninety-seven towns along the Ganga will be declared open- defecation free by March 2019, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday.  The Housing and Urban Affairs ministry has also announced a special category of awards for these 97 Ganga towns under the ongoing “Swachh Survekshan 2019”.  Addressing a gathering at a workshop on ‘Solid Waste Management…

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Rising Above the Superstitions, This Karnataka District Builds More Than 10,000 Toilets In Just Two Weeks.

Superstitions and stereotypes did not deter the district administration of Kalaburagi to take on the massive challenge of building 10,000 toilets in 12 days. HIGHLIGHTS More than 10,000 toilets were built within two weeks District officials and local population cooperated in building toilets Toilets were prioritised over stereotypes and superstitions  The idea of building 10,000 toilets in…

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Gulaab Gang Is Making Us Proud Again, This Time By Fighting Against Open Defecation In Karnataka.

Belagavi District Panchayat in collaboration with ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) workers are encouraging women from the district to join the Gulab Gang and help district achieve the Open Defecation Free status. HIGHLIGHTS 3,500 women from Gokak panchayat have joined Gulab Gang Gulab Gang visits schools, hospitals to spread awareness Belagavi is expected to go…

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After Learning About The Health Risks Of Open Defecation, Class 10 Girl’s Hunger Strike Inspires 35 Students To Stage A Protest.

HIGHLIGHTS On March 14, Nisha went on a hunger strike to get a toilet at home Inspired by her, 35 students staged similar protest against open defecation The local administration initiated construction of over 500 toilets. “Be the change you want to see in the world,” said Mahatma Gandhi, the man who valued cleanliness and…

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