Shimla: Draft City Sanitation Plan

GIZ-ASEM is currently supporting Shimla in the preparation of City Sanitation Plan (CSP) under the National Urban Sanitation Policy (NUSP) formulated by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India (GOI) in the year 2008. The document has....

Himachal Pradesh Adjudged Best State in Health and Investment

Shimla, Dec. 20, 2013: The tiny hill state of Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged as the best state of the country in health and investment sectors. Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh presented the Best State Awards to Chief Minister Virbh....

Himachal inching towards Total Sanitation Target

Shimla, Oct. 15, 2013: At a time when Congress and BJP are playing politics on the issue of "toilets and temples," Himachal Pradesh is slowly heading towards achieving the goal of total sanitation by ensuring that every household in the state has toilet ....

High on hygiene, Himachal to get Nirmal Pradesh status soon

New Delhi, March 27, 2012: Having achieved full sanitation coverage, Himachal Pradesh is on the verge of acquiring the status of a “Nirmal Pradesh”- the second state after Sikkim to get the distinction. However, the country will miss its 2017 target f....