Swachh Bharat Mission

Winning medals not enough as Jharkhand athlete sisters run pillar to post for toilet at home

According to Florance, the elder of the two sprinters, the family was supposed to get a toilet built at their house under the Swachh Bharat Mission during 2019-20, but the facility is yet to be ready.

published on : 25th July 2022

Cuttack Municipal Corporation's rehab plan for ragpickers ignored for six years

The new CMC Commissioner Nikhil Pavan Kalyan said the matter would be reviewed and steps would soon be taken for the implementation of the ragpickers rehabilitation plan.

published on : 24th July 2022

IIT ISM professors’ find ways to develop electrodes from cow dung for storing energy

The research project that fulfills the objectives of Swachh Bharat Mission and Swajal scheme means to support villages in effectively managing their cattle and biodegradable waste.

published on : 4th July 2022

Parameswaran Iyer appointed as Niti Aayog CEO

He will replace Amitabh Kant, who will demit office on June 30. Iyer has been appointed for two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the personnel ministry order stated.

published on : 24th June 2022

Centre pauses release of funds for Bengal over change in scheme names

The Centre’s query has sent jitters in the state secretariat, as the Bengal government had changed the names of several central projects.

published on : 20th June 2022

Centre approves State’s legacy waste dumpsites remedial plan

The State has been ailing with dumpsite issues, requiring immediate remediation of legacy waste from cities.

published on : 30th March 2022

Aiming to convert garbage-filled lands in urban areas into green zones: PM Narendra Modi

The Mission is being implemented under the overarching principles of "waste to wealth" and "circular economy" for maximizing resource recovery.

published on : 19th February 2022

Telangana home to most ODF+ villages, says Central list

Telangana, which is already at the forefront of various programmes in the country, managed to get the first position in having most number of ODF plus villages.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Bengaluru bags fastest mover mega city award

An official from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said that the award has been given to Bengaluru for jumping over 100 positions in the ranking. 

published on : 21st November 2021

World Toilet Day: Residents of Tiruchy's Indira Nagar search for dignity

On World Toilet Day, The New Indian Express takes a look at the plight of families residing in Indira Nagar, who are forced to defecate in the open for several years now.

published on : 20th November 2021

12 Swachh Bharat Mission awards for Telangana  

CDMA Commissioner N Satyanarayana said that a total of 12 awards were announced for Telangana.

published on : 13th November 2021

Students’ pitch: A green idea for public toilets

Sanitation is more important than independence,” said Mahatma Gandhi, whose birth anniversary was celebrated across the country on Saturday.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Swachh 2.0 is a step towards BR Ambedkar's dream: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Babasaheb Ambedkar believed in urban development as a great means of removing inequality.

published on : 2nd October 2021

PM Modi calls for ensuring water, sewer line connections to every urban household

PM Modi also pointed out that the National Democratic Alliance-led Central Government had allotted nearly Rs 4 lakh crore for urban development.

published on : 1st October 2021

Modi to launch Swachh Mission 2.0 today

Under the SBM 2.0, there will be 100% toilet coverage. There will be toilets of international standard in high footfall areas under the mission, which will be implemented during next five years.

published on : 1st October 2021

Inked by toilet, Western UP villages ready to give Modi government another chance 

While the ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission has managed to put smiles on thousands of faces across rural India prompting them to vote for the man behind the scheme, there are scores that feel cheated an

published on : 21st April 2019

Swachh Bharat mission fails to curb dengue in country

Thousands of crores spent on Modi government’s flagship appears to have no visible impact on the diseases that spread due to the lack of cleanliness in the country.

published on : 19th April 2018

Union Budget 2018: Two crore new toilets to be built, GOBAR-DHAN project for solid waste management

Presenting the 2018-19 budget in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said under the SBM, more toilets would be constructed in the next financial year.

published on : 1st February 2018