Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

  • When Deewar poster with Swachh Bharat message made PM Narendra Modi smile

    12-05-2017

      This creative bollywood poster of film Deewar with a spin of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was well appreciated by Prime Minister Modi. When he received a tweet of the same, he reponded with "Haha! Borrows from cinema to make a point on cleanliness. Innovative." Boolywood and Politics come together for Mission Clean India. This creative bollywood poster of film Deewar with a spin of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was well appreciated by Prime Minister Modi. When he received a tweet of the same, he reponded with "Haha! Borrows from cinema to make a point on cleanliness. Innovative." Boolywood and Politics come t Read More

  • PM Modi & His 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' Have Found A New Fan In Bill Gates

    05-05-2017

      Bill Gates is already known for his work on the ‘World's Sanitation Challenge' and now he lauds Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘Swachh Bharat' initiative. He not only praised PM Modi for having an open discussion over such a sensitive and unavoidable issue, he took to his blog to put forth an elaborte note on the same topic. Click here to read more:http://www.mensxp.com/special-features/today/36489-pm-modi-his-swachh-bharat-abhiyan-have-found-a-new-fan-in-bill-gates.html Read More

  • IMF praises PM’s Swachh Bharat Program, says Modi’s initiative key to raise gender equality in India

    28-04-2017

      IMF, International Monetary Fund, lauds Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his work towards gender equality and sanitation. According to an IMF research report, “Since the launch of the Swachh Bharat program, close to 31 million toilets have been built in rural areas, resulting in a 17.5 percent increase in the number of Indian rural households with a latrine facility. Click here to read more:http://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/imf-praises-pms-swachh-bharat-program-says-modis-initiative-key-to-raise-gender-equality-in-india/579612/ Read More

  • Swachh toilets 'shock' US students

    21-04-2017

      A team from a US college, studying the impact of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan schemes was shocked to discover that while the construction of a toilet costs about Rs. 20,000, the locals have been promised a sum of Rs. 12,000. What was even more bewildering was the fact that even when funds are available and the construction of a toilet is complete, only a sum of Rs. 4,000 is paid to the residents. Read more:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/swachh-project-fails-reality-check-by-us-students/articleshow/57455731.cms   Read More

  • PM Modi To Honour Women Sarpanch Working For Swachh Bharat

    14-04-2017

      Women sarpanch were honoured by the Prime Minister on International Women's Day to appreciate their exemplary contribution and motivate them to increase their involvement with the Swachh Bharat campaign.  Credits: http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/pm-modi-to-honour-women-sarpanch-working-for-swachh-bharat-1664192   Read More

  • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Gujarat, Mizoram among 5 more states likely to be ODF soon

    07-04-2017

      Swachh Bharat's open defecation free India is set to cross 100 cities milestone, with Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Mizoram and Uttrakhand likely to be declared open defecation free (ODF) in next 6 months. This is a huge achievement to our goal to achieve a clean India.  Credits:http://indianexpress.com/article/india/gujarat-mizoram-among-5-more-states-likely-to-be-odf-soon-4540529/   Read More

  • Bhopal: Toilet built under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan converted into general store

    31-03-2017

      Lack of awareness takes Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan's ODF (Open Defecation Free) India dream a step back. This raises the question of what happens to the toilets built after the states are allotted ODF certification. One such toilet in Bhopal has been converted into a general store. Credits http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/swachh-bharat-abhiyan-bhopal-toilet-turned-into-store-open-defecation-free/1/885231.html Read More

  • Phogat Sisters Roped In As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mascots

    24-03-2017

      Phogat sisters, Geeta and Babita, are all set to spead the message of cleanliness and sanitation with a catchy campaign: ‘Ho Jaye Do Do Haath.’ South Delhi Municipal Corporation has chosen them as Swachhta brand ambassadors under Swachh Bharat Mission.  Credits:http://swachhindia.ndtv.com/phogat-sisters-roped-swachh-bharat-abhiyan-mascot-5388/ Read More

  • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan's New Avatar, In Rajasthan You Could Make Rs 2,500 Per Month For Just Using A Toilet Regularly

    17-03-2017

      A unique scheme pays every family Rs. 2,500 per month for using the lavatory regularly district collector, Sudhir Sharma, launched this scheme in a bid to eradicate open defection in accordance with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Credits:http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/swachh-bharat-abhiyan-s-new-avatar-in-rajasthan-you-could-make-rs-2-500-per-month-for-just-using-a-toilet-regularly-270600.html Read More

  • Clean India Campaign – Some Lessons from Other Countries

    10-03-2017

      India can take inspiration from not only developed countries like Sweden, but also underdeveloped countries like Uganda that have fashioned life size parks from waste in a push towards cleanliness.  Credits: http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/society/clean-india-campaign-some-lessons-from-other-countries Read More


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