Varanasi: The City Sanitation Plan (CSP) may help in changing the image of this historical place.
August 26: In a video conference was held on emergence, control and management of Dengue in the OCAC conference hall for the Collector’s and District Magistrate of 11 districts by Chief Secretary of Orissa Bijay kumar Pattanaik.
The Collector and District Magistrate, CDMO and DMOs and nodal officers of Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Iagatsinghpur, Sambalpur, Sundergarh, Jharsuguda were present in their respective Districts for interaction. ADM of Angul, state nodal officer, CDMO were on the other side.
At a time when the entire state is reeling under dengue scare, sanitation work including garbage lifting has been stopped in Sambalpur for the past one month.
Accusing municipality chairperson Reena Trivedi of prolonging the stalemate, a group of councilors, led by the vice-chairman, locked the municipal office on Wednesday.
"We have locked the office gate protesting against the unfriendly attitude of the chairman. We took the step when she refused to hold a council meeting to bring out a solution to the sanitation problem", vice chairman Sidhartha Saha said.
Public toilets constructed seven years ago in an Indian village, soon fell in disrepair because the pump that provided the water supply stopped working, and did not get repaired. Now the 2,500 inhabitants of Kokkarapati village, in Trichy district, Tamil Nadu, are deprived of any sanitation facilities, IndiaUnheard reports.
Kolkata:Woman local municipal health officer is leading community of sweepers to implement the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) project ensuring 100% sanitation in their residential area in Kolkata. She motivated women to spread awareness regarding benefits of sanitation and ending open defecation through street plays and stage shows in slum areas.
As droves of people flocked to Ramlila Maidan to voice their support for Anna Hazare, lack of water and sanitation facilities at the venue tested the resolve of quite a few supporters.
With the protests probably stretching over more than two weeks, protesters hope that arrangements will be made soon for clean drinking water and medicines to alleviate the suffering of the people flocking to support the movement. According to the agreement reached between team Anna and police, the organisers have to arrange for drinking water, medical aid and mobile toilets.
To save thousands of people of flood affected areas in South Punjab from water-borne diseases, Friend Foundation initiated women empowerment project through Water Supply Scheme Muzaffar Garh funded by Asia Foundation and Aurat Foundation with the support of USIAD in the two union councils of Wan Pattfai and Ghazi Ghat in Muzaffagarh district.
The objective of the project was to empower the rural women of the flood effected areas on water, sanitation and hygiene issues and their capacity building. Friend Foundation has implemented this project in six months.
The government has commenced a water supply and sanitation project with Asian Development Bank funds to improve water supply and sanitation facilities of the people in Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts in keeping with the government's target to provide safe drinking water for all citizens.
The Japanese Fund for Poverty Reduction has also agreed to provide a grant assistance of US $ two million to improve water supply and sanitation facilities of the people in 23 rural villages in Delft, Mathagal-East, Shanthai and Vaddakachchi East and Central.
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will make the announcement on the issue of changing the mode of election for the posts of president and vice-president of Panchayat Unions and District Panchayats, K.P. Munusamy, Rural Development and Municipal Administration Minister, told the Assembly on Thursday.
Srinagar, Aug 14: Governor N N Vohra today visited the Baltal Camp to review the status of the ongoing special sanitation drive being carried out under his directions, to clean up the entire Yatra area, an official spokesman said.
“The Governor, accompanied by R K Goyal, Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, arrived at the Baltal Base Camp this morning.