Open Defecation(Search results - 11)
PoliticsNov 19, 2019, 12:07 PM IST
How Modi Government Made India Open Defecation Free
Swachh Bharat Mission has brought in a remarkable transformation and traceable benefits to the society as a whole. It is one of the largest cleanliness drives in the world.
Over 10 crore household toilets have been built across India since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission.
Since October 2014, Over 6 lakh villages, 700 districts, 36 union territories or free states have been declared open defecation free.
IndiaOct 20, 2019, 3:27 PM IST
The Good Fight: Tamil Nadu woman constructs 5,000 toilets for locals to fight open defecation
K Selvi, also called as Sakkimangalam Selvi, from Tamil Nadu's Madurai is the only recipient to bag the award Swachh Bharat Puraskar by the ministry of Jal Shakti. Watch The Good Fight on MyNation to know the story of this inspirational figure.
IndiaOct 3, 2019, 8:50 AM IST
PM Modi declares India open defecation free on Gandhi Jayanti
On Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared India open defecation free. He said that 99 percent of rural villages in India have declared themselves open defecation free and that 11 crore toilets were built for 60 crore people within 60 months.
IndiaOct 2, 2019, 7:29 AM IST
Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Live Blog: Nation pours tribute to Father of the Nation
October 2, 2019 marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and the nation has woken up to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the nation and declare the country open defecation free.
IndiaSep 25, 2019, 1:38 PM IST
2 Dalit children lynched for defecating in the open in Madhya Pradesh
Two children were allegedly lynched because they had defecated in the open in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district. Police are on the lookout for culprits
IndiaJul 5, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman: Safe drinking water for every citizen priority of government
The finance minister said as much as 95 per cent of all cities have become open defecation free and 9.6 crore toilets have been constructed since October 2014.
IndiaApr 25, 2019, 3:43 PM IST
Elephant picks up man defecating in open, runs around with him
According to reports, the man, identified as Niranjan Sahish, was relieving himself on a field when the elephant came out from nowhere and picked him up on its trunk
IndiaJan 27, 2019, 3:13 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat @52: India will be open defecation-free by October 2019, says PM Modi
The Prime Minister expressed happiness that more than 5,50,000 villages and 600 districts have declared themselves open defecation free
IndiaOct 17, 2018, 1:02 PM IST
Sabarimala's issue other than women's entry: Open defecation
The Devaswom Board has much bigger problems to handle than the entry of menstruating women into Sabarimala. The threat of defecation in open, the capacity of sewage collection tanks that have been compromised and the problems caused by simple flower garlands confront this place in Kerala.