Chandigarh, Dec. 5, 2013: Owing to the concerted efforts of the state government towards making adequate arrangements for the Solid and Liquid Waste Management in rural areas, the Centre has selected 171 villages across the state under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan (NBA).
Stating this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister's Office said that the move would benefit around 33,000 households, which would be equipped with proper sanitation facilities under the scheme.
New Delhi, Aug 2, 2013: As part of efforts to make the country open defecation-free by 2022, Centre is planning to avail services of Women Self Help Groups to create awareness among the masses about its health impact besides operating community toilet facilities.
New Delhi, July 8, 2013: The experts and stake holders in the Valley lament that despite Supreme Court directives providing of total sanitation and drinking water facility in all government schools and anganwadi centers compulsorily is yet not a reality for many such schools and anganwadi centers.
This was revealed during a series of awareness programmes organized by Directorate of Field Publicity, Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in Block Tangmarg.
The campaign was mainly focused on Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madmik Shiksha Abhiya
Chandil (Sereikela -Kharsawa), Ranchi, June 29, 2013: Two months ago, there was not much difference in the lifestyle of the people of two Chandil block villages. But now, 37-year-old BhadoMurmu of Katiya village is envious of MangaliSoren of KanglaTand village. This is because of the initiative taken by the KanglaTand villagers to build toilets inside their houses.
Mangali, in her late 30s, takes pride in narrating how open defecation has become a thing of the past with the construction of the individual house hold latrines (IHHLs) in her village.