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.
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.
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.
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.
The Centre’s query has sent jitters in the state secretariat, as the Bengal government had changed the names of several central projects.
The State has been ailing with dumpsite issues, requiring immediate remediation of legacy waste from cities.
The Mission is being implemented under the overarching principles of "waste to wealth" and "circular economy" for maximizing resource recovery.
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.
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.
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.
CDMA Commissioner N Satyanarayana said that a total of 12 awards were announced for Telangana.
Sanitation is more important than independence,” said Mahatma Gandhi, whose birth anniversary was celebrated across the country on Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Babasaheb Ambedkar believed in urban development as a great means of removing inequality.
PM Modi also pointed out that the National Democratic Alliance-led Central Government had allotted nearly Rs 4 lakh crore for urban development.
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.
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
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.
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.