Updated : 15 hours, 26 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): The annual economic gains from sanitation under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) are to the tune of USD 727 per household, a research paper has said.
Updated : 1 day, 23 hours ago IST
Agartala (Tripura) [India], October 21 (ANI): Aiming at reducing the COVID-19 threat, the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), along with National Health Mission (NHM), started a massive check-up drive for its workers on Tuesday.
Updated : 6 days, 12 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], October 16 (ANI): Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay, has called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa during which he conveyed that New Delhi was ready for further cooperation with Colombo in water, sanitation, agriculture and manufacturing in
Updated : 1 week, 1 day ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 14 (ANI): Talking about the plight of sanitation workers, megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday termed manual scavenging as an "unconstitutional and illegal act" and said that he has pledged to join any campaign that works for the benefit for such workers.
Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 10 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday announced that all local bodies will get sanitation status during this government's tenure.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 28 (ANI): Police here placed under house arrest Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader CH Babu Rao on Monday morning in a bid to foil a proposed protest on Monday.
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], Sep 26 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 300 million dollar (about Rs 2,200 crore) loan to finance inclusive water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services in secondary towns of Rajasthan.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], September 19 (ANI): India is committed to ensuring access to water and sanitation in all spheres of life beyond the household, particularly in public spaces, which is an essential element of the human rights to water and sanitation, said Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary,
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched " GARIMA" a new Scheme to ensure Safety and Dignity of Core Sanitation Workers of the State.
Patna (Bihar) [India], September 11 (ANI): Workers of Patna Municipal Corporation staged protests against several decisions of the government, including the move to stop availing services of daily-wage sanitation workers, in Patna on Thursday.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Aug 30 (ANI): Jharkhand Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Mithilesh Kumar Thakur on Sunday donated plasma at a RIMS hospital in Ranchi here days after recovering from coronavirus.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to increase the COVID hospitals strength and the remuneration of sanitation workers.