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Environmental Impact of the Swachh Bharat Mission

A study was carried out by UNICEF for looking at the environmental impact of the Swachh Bharat Mission in 12 ODF and 12 non-ODF villages in three states of West Bengal, Odisha and Bihar which was based on 725 samples of water, soil, and food. Findings of the Study The non-ODF villages are more likely ..

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Why India needs to focus on Urbanisation?

The state of public service delivery in Indian urban centres is abysmal. The scale of the challenge is massive which include ensuring Availability of clean drinking water. Unpolluted air. Quality public transport. Effective traffic management and parking. Integrated planning of transport and land use. Management and safe disposal of solid waste that is generated. Treatment ..

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Government of India signs a MoU with IIT Delhi to set up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies

To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India and IIT Delhi have signed an MoU to set up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies for implementation of sustainable, scientific and technological solutions for waste management, through validation and ..

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SAIL launches Smart Garbage Bins

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has launched smart garbage bins made of stainless steel which integrates technology for smart waste management. Smart Garbage Bins The Smart Garbage Bins will send signals to the garbage collection vehicle about the ‘fill-up’ position of the bin. This provides for better cleaning and lower human intervention. These Smart Garbage ..

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Sulabh International launchs India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to unsafe manual scavenging

The Sulabh International has launched India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to the unsafe manual scavenging and to reduce sewer deaths. The machine will do away with 99% of manual scavenging in the country. With the help of sewer cleaning machine, a safai karamchari” (manual cleaner) won’t have to enter the sewers. ..

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