Loo and behold: Two toilets reunite couple

Indore, Jan 12, 2014: Absence of a toilet and utter humiliation of defecating in open, brought the eight-year-old wedlock of a dalit couple Dev Karan and Savita on the brink of total collapse in Mundlana village of Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district.....

Sulabh to felicitate woman who fought for toilet at home

Bhopal, Jan. 12, 2014: Sulabh International, known for its work in the field of sanitation, today announced an award of Rs two lakh for a Dalit woman from Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district who walked out of her matrimonial home....

No ‘maryada’ for women in MP govt’s sanitation drive

Bhopal, Dec. 24, 2013: The Madhya government has named this ambitious scheme ‘Maryada’ (dignity). But the state government’s modus operandi is gives little of it to women. The scheme – meant to discourage defecation in the open and promote constru....

Shivpuri women's effort on sanitation gets Unicef backing

Bhopal, Aug. 28, 2013: Two films on sanitation titled 'Dignity Thread: Women led Sanitation' and 'Community Led Total Sanitation in Madhya Pradesh' were launched at an event held in the Unicef office on Tuesday. The films are documenting efforts....

IDSP report warns of rise in typhoid, diarrhoea cases

Bhopal, Aug 12, 2013: With four deaths attributed to diarrhoea after drinking contaminated water in August, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) in its weekly report has warned of a rise in cases of typhoid and diarrhoea among others in Bhopal....

City sanitation plan in 41 towns of Madhya Pradesh state

Bhopal, Aug 7, 2013: Urban Sanitation Programme is being implemented as per survey of local conditions and cooperation of community in urban bodies of the state. In the first phase of the programme, 41 urban bodies are chalking out city sanitation plans.....