Among the municipal staff, Sanitation workers were the worst-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published on Oct 04, 2021 02:49 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiParas Singh
In his speech, the PM Modi mentioned how India has come a long way from processing of barely 20% of its daily waste before 2014 to about 70% at present
Updated on Oct 02, 2021 01:52 AM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi
The Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) 2.0 envisions a plan to make all cities garbage-free by ensuring grey and black water management in all cities except those covered under AMRUT, a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Published on Aug 29, 2021 12:56 PM IST
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In his speech, Modi urged children, who attended the event, to follow social distancing norms and wear masks to guard against coronavirus.
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 07:26 AM IST
A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra (RSK) was first announced by the prime minister on April 10 2017 on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of Gandhiji’s Champaran ‘satyagraha’.
Published on Aug 07, 2020 03:10 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
He did not just embrace technology early; he has used it to deepen democratic accountability, reach out to citizens
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:59 PM IST
The auto rickshaw also has potted plants and two separate bins labelled ‘wet waste’ and ‘dry waste’.
Published on Jul 10, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Amrita Kohli
The rural development ministry had made an early estimate at the beginning of FY 2020-21 on the generation of persondays of work under MGNREGS over different months.
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 02:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Saubhadra Chatterji, New Delhi
Covid-19 poses an existential threat if more people fall below the poverty line, and this could lead to a demographic nightmare.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 05:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Goutam Das
Niine applauds MoEFCC and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar for enforcing safe disposal of sanitary napkins
Niine Sanitary Napkins has also been partnering with institutions to install incinerators, to ensure minimal menstrual waste and an extremely hygienic disposal mechanism, which can be made more affordable and scalable by help from the government.
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 06:02 PM IST
Women’s Day 2020: Collected every penny to build toilets! Kanpur’s cleanliness crusader shares story on PM’s social media accounts
“Hygiene is essential for staying healthy,” Devi’s message was shared on the prime minister’s social handles.
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Markets are known to be among the dirtiest and most crowded places in any city and such a clean initiative taken in Indore has wowed Anand Mahindra.
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Srimoyee Chowdhury
Modi’s Mann ki Baat, the most popular radio show on All India Radio, was aired nine times during 2019.
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 12:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Saubhadra Chatterji
The civic body has about 75 honeycomb aerobic compost pits of which, 20 are out of service
Published on Nov 11, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , PatialaHarmandeep Singh
As part of the public movement, people will be urged to say no to single-use plastic and find eco-friendly substitutes for plastic commodities.
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 05:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Prakash Javadekar
The key objective of the Swachh Bharat Mission so far has been to achieve an open-defecation free (ODF) country by October 2, 2019, with a toilet for every household.
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 12:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Zia Haq
Alok Kumar, health adviser at the Niti Aayog, said that survey is in line with central government’s campaign to bring an end to open defecation under the flagship Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Amrita Madhukalya
In the ‘Swachh Rail, Swachh Bharat 2019’ survey, released on Wednesday evening by the ministry of railways, the district has scored 730.3 of total 1,000
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 10:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
With a bottom-up approach, India has become a global leader in sanitation. Plastic waste management is next
Updated on Oct 02, 2019 07:12 PM IST
Students learnt from their teachers on how to keep their surroundings clean.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Correspondent
In the video, Randhari, a MLA from Dabugam assembly constituency of Nabarangpur district, was seen washing the feet of sanitation workers at a Swachh Bharat awareness function on Sunday.
Published on Sep 30, 2019 07:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneshwar |Debabrata Mohanty
In his keynote address at the Hindustan Times Tourism Conclave on Friday, Union minister of state (independent charge) for tourism and culture Prahlad Singh Patel said he has stressed on the need for these small changes during his interactions with officials.
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 02:50 AM IST
Swachh Bharat and Beti Bachao are examples of how a change in behaviour can catalyse structural reform
Published on Sep 18, 2019 07:57 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used the annual event to announce his government’s programmes like ‘Swachh Bharat’, ‘Ayushman Bharat’ and India’s first manned space mission, and also to present a report card on its performance to highlight how the country has grown on his watch.
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 07:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took on opponents of the Budget and the government’s vision of a $ 5 trillion economy.
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Nudging more women into workforce: The shift in approach from women-centric to women-led initiatives
Important ongoing initiatives have benefited women in recent years. But no prominent new steps have emerged
Published on Jul 05, 2019 10:15 PM IST
Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Sitharaman said the government also proposes to expand Swachh Bharat to include solid waste management in every village.
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 01:11 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
In 2014, he could get away with placing disruptionist politics above rational economics. He can no longer do so
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 07:52 AM IST
The focus of voters is now performance, and the economy has become an undisputable way to indicate growth and success. The electorate feels a direct connect to something tangible.
Updated on Jul 01, 2019 08:50 AM IST