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Drive to make Ring Road open defecation-free

The district administration on Wednesday sensitised residents on making the Ring Road along the Mahanadi river here open defecation-free (ODF).

published on : 5th April 2018

Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh declared Open Defecation Free

A total of 2,77,314 individual toilets have been constructed in the district in the 2017-18 financial year and so far 3,80,339 toilets have been constructed.

published on : 2nd April 2018

India will be open defecation-free before Oct 2019 deadline: Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Speaking about Swachh Bharat Mission, he said with public participation there is definitely a behavioural change towards hygiene which has yielded positive results.

published on : 18th March 2018

Srinagar likely to be declared open defecation-free by October this year

The SMC will soon launch Swachta app which would act as a communication tool between SMC officials and public for redressal of their grievances.

published on : 19th February 2018

Government plans Yamuna gram scheme to make villages open defecation free

Riding on the success story of Ganga gram scheme, the Centre now plans to take up the same project to make the villages on the banks of the Yamuna river open defecation free.

published on : 18th February 2018

Goa will become open defecation free by October 2 this year: CM Manohar Parrikar

The chief minister said he felt "embarrassed" due to plight of women who have to defecate in the open due to absence of sufficient toilets in their villages.

published on : 31st January 2018

None of the districts in tourist destination Goa is open defecation-free

The western coastal state with surprisingly only two districts, along with Bihar and Manipur, does not have a single district which has been declared ODF.

published on : 28th January 2018

Accounts of sarpanches of Srikakulam district to be frozen for not having toilets

The Collector said 27 villages, five municipalities and one corporation in the district have been declared ODF so far.  

published on : 28th January 2018

Red tape mutes nature’s call in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu

All 77 households from the Arundhathiyar Colony in Cuddalore allege official apathy

published on : 23rd January 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu threatens dharna, fast to promote toilet construction

N Chandrababu Naidu has set March 31 as the deadline for all households in the state to have individual sanitary latrines (ISL) so as to make AP completely open defecation-free.

published on : 5th January 2018

CM Chandrababu Naidu to fast in districts failing to meet open defecation free deadline

Chandrababu Naidu says there will be no compromise on the March 31 target; he urged the people to take part in the programme.

published on : 5th January 2018

Hyderabad becomes second major city to be declared open defecation free

A city is notified or declared as ODF only if, at any point in the day, not a single person is found defecating in the open.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Bihar Dalit woman sells mangalsutra to build toilet at home

Even as Bihar’s Rs 15-crore toilet scam has roiled the state politics, a Dalit woman in a village near Patna has set an example by selling her mangalsutra to build a toilet at her home.

published on : 20th November 2017

Mission ODF: College students to identify households sans toilets

Pursuing the goal of achieving the ODF (open defecation free) status for Srikakulam district, the education authorities have decided to rope in the services of college and university students.

published on : 20th November 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Hitec City getting a facelift, but whither toilets?

Workers have a tough time as they have to relieve themselves in the open; the six toilets housed at HICC entrance are yet to be installed.

published on : 15th November 2017
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