Accham became the first district in the Far-Western Region to provide toilet access to all by declaring itself Open Defecation Free (ODF) on Wednesday.
Children of around 20 per cent households in the city are still deprived of toilet facility for which they resort to open defecation.
At a time when crores of rupees are spent on better sanitation by building toilets in schools and public places, here is a public facility that remains idle even after its inauguration two years ag
Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS) under the Ministry of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management has been coordinating with districts to draft and implement the district sanit
The state rural development department has joined hands with Unicef Gujarat to develop statewide communication and advocacy strategy for promotion of open defecation-free communities and good hygie
The United Nation today lauded the government’s efforts for taking major initiative in installing ‘a toilet in every household and public school and institution’ in the country.
In some good news for the city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) may soon get approval to implement a city sanitation plan worth over Rs3,000 crore.
Goa aims to achieve 100% sanitation coverage and 100% open defecation free to become Nirmal Goa by the year 2014, PWD minister Ramkrishna Dhavalikar said on Monday.
In a two-day National Discussion seminar, which was organised under Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan by Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry at CGO Complex, New Delhi on Saturday, Uttarakhand Peyjal M
The Centre is planning to formulate a law against the use of dry toilets and the erring persons could even be sent to jail, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday.
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