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Plastone – A low cost technique to make hygienic toilets.

A team under leadership of Mr. R. Vasudevan from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Chennai, had developed a solid stone from waste plastic and stone. R Vasudevan has received Safai Giri Award for his contribution towards Swatch Bharat campaign. The required equipment was already installed in the university and a developed ...

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Swachh Bharat bonds to support Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

The sub-group of chief ministers on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan which is headed by Chandrababu Naidu, submitted its report to PM stating the ways to generate funds for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Recommends made by sub-group are:- Swachh Bharat bonds to fund Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan project Swachh Bharat ...

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Dabur to adopt villages under Swachh Bharat

FMCG firm Dabur India said that it will adopt five villages in Uttar Pradesh and make them “Open-Defecation Free” within the current fiscal. The five villages to be adopted by Dabur India are Nandpur, Nagla Gajju, Naraina, Nidhawali, and Domatkri. “Our idea is to turn these villages into model villages ...

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Linking Swachchata Abhiyan to Rural Job Scheme

The Public Accounts Committee headed by K V Thomas suggested to link Swachchata Abhiyan programme to flagship rural job scheme MGNREGA. Panel said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sanitation scheme will give the sanitation campaign a push and will also address its fund-related problems The panel also suggested that the ...

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A year on, only 6 states show Swachh promise

According to the survey conducted by citizen engagement platform Local Circles, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh have shown significant improvement. The survey got responses from over 40,000 citizens and 73% of them were from tier-I and tier-II cities in the age group of 18-50 years. The ...

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