UN -Funded Drainage Plan for Four Districts of Punjab

Bahawalpur, Punjab, April 15, 2014: The Punjab government in coordination with UN body “Global Sanitation Fund” will launch a drainage project in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur districts. This was told at a meeting of the fund ....
Posted Date: 15-04-2014 | Category Punjab

Rajasthan fails to utilize grants for inclusive education

Jaipur, Apr 4, 2013: After Rajasthan's dismal record in meeting RTE (Right to Education) standards in government schools, a national survey has now found that the state has performed poorly in terms of utilization of Central education grants.....
Posted Date: 04-04-2014 | Category Jaipur

Water crisis, sanitation key issues for New Delhi

New Delhi, March 28, 2014: Sanitation, water shortage, bad housing infrastructure and lack of parking spaces, these are the primary issues that most residents of the New Delhi Parliamentary constituency assert, need to be dealt with.....
Posted Date: 28-03-2014 | Category Delhi

Toilet shame: Girls skip dinner and school!

New Delhi, March 26, 2014: Hundreds of young girls in a large cluster of households near Jahangirpuri in northeast Delhi have silently adopted a rule — skip dinner to avoid using a crowded public toilet in the mornings.In Dhulagori village in Howrah ....
Posted Date: 26-03-2014 | Category Delhi

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....

Rotary Nirvana to provide sanitation facilities for girls in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan, 21, 2014: Water, Sanitation and hygiene are important components for child survival and development. According to UNICEF girls are nearly twice as likely as boys to drop-out from school due to lack of basic sanitation facilities in schools....
Posted Date: 21-01-2014 | Category Delhi

Eco-friendly napkins, other innovations for menstrual health

New Delhi, June 1, 2014: Bio-degradable and pocket friendly cotton pads and menstrual cups are among numerous innovations available in the market today to help the sanitary needs of women and girls during menstruation.Lack of availability of proper ....
Posted Date: 01-01-2014 | Category Delhi