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World Toilet Day

Every year, the World Toilet Day is observed on November 19. The day is observed to create awareness about the significance of sanitation. The day was designated by the UN in 2013. Why is World Toilet Day celebrated? The World Toilet Day is celebrated to improve public health by increasing hygiene. It mainly targets on ..

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500 cities declared as “Safai Mitra Surakshit Shehar”

According to Government data, 500 cities across India have declared themselves as ‘Safai Mitra Surakshit Shehar’. All the cities have achieved sufficiency in terms of institutional capacity, equipment norms and manpower as provided by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. All the cities are now providing safe working conditions for Safai Mitras. The “Safai Mitra ..

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World Toilet Day observed on Nov 19

World Toilet Day is observed on November 19, every year to raise awareness on importance of toilets and sanitation in our daily lives. Significance of the day The day is significant as one cannot imagine life without permanent toilets. Despite this fact, around 3.6 billion people across the world don’t have access to a proper ..

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Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge: Launched across 243 cities to prevent Hazardous Sewer Cleaning

On November 19, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the “Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge”. The challenge aims to ensure that no life of septic tank or sewer cleaner is lost during cleaning. The challenge stresses on the fact that safety and dignity of sanitation workers is the core of Swachh Bharat Mission. About ..

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World Toilet Day: November 19

Every year, the United Nations and several other international organizations celebrate World Toilet Day on November 19. The official convener of the World Toilet Day is the UN-Water. What is the theme of World Toilet Day? In 2020, the World Toilet Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change What ..

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November 19: World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is marked by the United Nations and its sister organizations every year on November 19 since 2013. In July 2013, the United Nations passed a resolution to mark the event by its member nations. The objective is to bring behavioural changes and implementation of policies that will end open defecation and increase ..

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2019 edition of World Thrift Day (WTD)

The World Thrift Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on 31st October worldwide to promote savings and financial security of individual and nation as a whole. In India, due to death of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the same day in 1984 this day is being celebrated on 30th October. The day was established ..

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