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Akshay Kumar launches twin pit toilet technology ad campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)

Film actor Akshay kumar has launched an advertisement campaign on twin pit toilet technology for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) in New Delhi on May 27, 2018. The ad campaign focuses on promoting the twin pit toilet technology in rural India. The actor appealed everybody to spread the awareness on the issue and make the ..


Bindeshwar Pathak honoured with 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, has been honoured with the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for his contribution to Asia’s development. Pathak is among the three who have been conferred with the award. Others are Ma Jun (China) & Professor Nguyen Thanh Liem (Vietnam). Nikkei Inc., one of the largest media ..


The world’s biggest toilet pot model launched in Haryana

The world’s biggest toilet pot model was launched at Marora, popularly known as the ‘Trump village’, in Haryana on the World Toilet Day (WTD) on November 19, 2017 in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets. A mega pot of toilet is made up of iron, fibre, wood and plaster of ..


2017 World Toilet Day (WTD)

The World Toilet Day (WTD) is an official United Nations international observance day to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. It is observed every year on November 19 and the 2017 theme is “Wastewater”.


Law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’ on the anvil

The Centre is progressing on a new law for ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation’, and revising the current Schemes for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers and Total Sanitation Campaign. It is also planning a new scheme for conversion of insanitary latrines in urban areas. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik urged ..




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