Total Sanitation Campaign(TSC)

Make toilets a part of pop culture say Jairam Ramesh, Uma Bharti, Shivraj Singh Chauhan at conclave

New Delhi, March 8, 2014: A public conclave featuring Jack Sim, founder of World Toilet Association, saw union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and BJP firebrand share the dias to call for an India where everyone had access to a covered toilet.

Ramesh kicked the ball rolling saying that sanitation should be as much a national obsession as cricket, politics and Bollywood.

Need to implement total sanitation programme: Chidambaram

Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu, Feb 27, 2014: Regretting that people still use open toilets all over the country, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today stressed the need to expedite and intensify implementation of the total sanitation programme to prevent such habits.

Inaugurating a sanitation facility for 15 schools in this district, he said the UPA government's law that corporates should spend two per cent of their profits for social causes had brought funds for 26 toilets in these schools.

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