Sanitation(Search results - 22)
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 1:54 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pays tribute to Kargil War heroes on Vijay Diwas
‘ Wearing a face mask, using a gamchcha or a light towel to cover, two yard distancing, frequently washing hands, avoiding spitting anywhere, taking full care of hygiene and sanitation — these are our weapons to protect us from Corona ,’ PM Modi said while addressing his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat
IndiaMay 30, 2020, 1:37 PM IST
PM Modi's letter to Indians on his first anniversary of second term
From 2014 to 2019, India’s stature rose significantly. The dignity of the poor was enhanced. The nation achieved financial inclusion, free gas and electricity connections, total sanitation coverage, and made progress towards ensuring ‘housing for all’.
IndiaFeb 1, 2020, 4:27 PM IST
Union Budget 2020 key takeaways: Points that matter for citizens, corporates
The Union Budget 2020 is centred around three themes - aspirational India, economic development and caring society. From tax axe to infra boost, here are the key high highlights of the Budget presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Village Ki ChhoriJan 14, 2020, 12:01 PM IST
Aamir Khan Lauds PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)
The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, organised the ODF Sustainability workshop here today, with a special session by actor Aamir Khan who is also the Founder, Paani Foundation. As part of the workshop, the Swachhata Darpan Awards were presented by Shri Khan to the best performing districts on key swachhata parameters.
IndiaNov 19, 2019, 4:40 PM IST
World Toilet Day: A push for safe sanitation - a feat in which India is miles ahead
This World Toilet Day, the aim is to ensure that no one is left behind in accessing a safely managed sanitation service. According to the findings of the World Health Organisation and UNICEF, there are a whopping 4.2 billion people across the world who live without safely managed sanitation.
IndiaNov 15, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
India to host BRICS Digital Health Summit to boost digital healthcare
In a bid to integrate digital technology with healthcare informatics and diagnostics, India will host a BRICS Digital Health Summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Brazil for the 11th BRICS Summit. PM Modi also proposed to hold the first meeting of BRICS Water Ministers in India in order to push for sustainable water management and clean sanitation.
IndiaAug 8, 2019, 6:30 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy conducts aerial survey at Polavaram project
Andhra Pradesh chief minister and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Thursday (August 8) conducted an aerial survey of Polavaram project
IndiaMay 3, 2019, 4:54 PM IST
Fani: PMO allocates work to ministries to tackle the cyclone
The Prime Minister's Office has distributed work among the ministries. After a meeting with Modi, the Cabinet secretary has been asked to be on their toes to help the state governments and the Central government to ensure better coordination.
PoliticsMar 24, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
BJP appoints Uma Bharti as national vice-president after firebrand leader withdraws from Lok Sabha polls
Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Bharti, who represents Jhansi in the Lok Sabha, told Shah that she will be happy to accept any other responsibilities assigned to her by the party, but will not contest in the election
ViewsMar 22, 2019, 7:22 PM IST
Access for all to clean water is essential to eliminating neglected tropical diseases: WHO
On World Water Day, WHO highlights the critical role of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to fight against NTDs specifically
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
IndiaDec 20, 2018, 5:09 PM IST
Mekedatu project: Karnataka MPs to protest in Parliament on December 27 to counter Tamil Nadu
In the meeting, Union defence minister Nirmala Seetharaman, Union minister of state for skill development Ananth Kumar Hegde as also minister of state for drinking water and sanitation Ramesh Jigajinagi were present. Former Prime Minister and JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda and state water resources minister DK Shivakumar were also present