In Pune, 95 per cent schools don't meet all 10 RTE norms

Pune, Aug. 14, 2013: Around 95.5% schools in Pune district don't comply with the 10 infrastructural parameters under Right To Education (RTE) Act, 2009. This was revealed in the District Information System for Education (DISE) report for 2012-13 prepared ....
Posted Date: 14-08-2014 | Category Pune

10,000 cr for sanitation, waste management in villages near Pune

Pune, July 4, 2013: The Centre has approved the state government’s Rs 10,392-crore plan for implementation of sanitation and waste management projects in rural areas. The plan will be implemented in 27,902 villages across 33 districts over the next 10 y....
Posted Date: 04-07-2014 | Category Pune

Panjim sanitation plan to be model for other parts

Panjim, May 7, 2014: With Goa striving to meet the target of providing 100 per cent sanitation to the entire state by 2014 end, the Union Urban Development Ministry has come to the rescue by offering expertise to improve sanitation by preparing a city san....
Posted Date: 07-05-2014 | Category Goa

Hoarding compares men defecating in open to dogs!

Bhopal, May 7, 2014: An attempt to shame those who defecate in the open by comparing them to animals has evoked a strong reaction in Bhopal’s Harda district. A hoarding showing a man and a dog defecating in the open ....
Posted Date: 07-05-2014 | Category

Only 22% schools in Maharashtra fulfil basic RTE norms

Maharashtra, April 30, 2014: The Union government may have made elementary education (Stds I to VIII) a fundamental right by bringing into force the Right to Education (RTE) Act, but India perhaps needs another few years to implement....
Posted Date: 30-04-2014 | Category Mumbai

Goa: Over 20% state households lack electricity, sanitation

Panaji, April 4, 2014: Goa still ranks an undesirable ninth among states and union territories in the country with 20% of the state's households not having toilet facilities within its premises, according to statistics of the Planning Commission. ....
Posted Date: 04-04-2014 | Category