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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan


Muzaffarpur celebrated Gandhi Jayanti by observing Swachhtha with daylong programmes, asks citizens to take oath to keep city clean

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti Muzaffarpur celebrated day long programme on waste management to encourage citizens to join the initiative to keep their city clean.

Biggest challenge to Swachh Bharat Mission’s success is lack of data-led behavioural change

  • No one solution to address sanitation challenge in India, but behavioural change based on empirical data is the key, says National Consultation on Sustainable Rural Sanitation organised by CSE

Back to toilet school

Last August 15, speaking from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the prime minister made a very important announcement—his government would ensure “there is no school in India without separate toilets for boys and girls” by the next Independence Day. Exactly one year later, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced that this target has been met and that some 417,000 toilets have been built in 261,000 schools.

CSE Media Invite: Press Briefing and Release of CSE's Study on Sanitation

A-Swachh Bharat?

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Odisha account for 60 per cent of the people in India who defecate in the open. How far have these states progressed in their efforts to be open defecation-free? 

CSE’s new study on sanitation comes up with alarming answers and data. We are releasing this study in Patna (Bihar) on August 31, 2017.

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Date: August 31, 2017

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