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


      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: Read More

  • Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally.


    With the summer, come the mosquitoes. The temperatures allow for easy breeding of mosquitoes in any stagnant water. What could be a more ideal breeding ground than the water coolers, indoor plants and bird water trough. Therefore, it becomes essential to deal with the issue of mosquitoes before they bite your loved ones. It is essential to ensure that mosquitoes do not enter your home, especially if you live in an area infested with mosquitoes. Fit your windows and doors with mosquito meshes and repair any rends in them. Keep doors and windows closed in the evening hours i.e. when the sun is setting. This is the time we Read More

  • Swachh toilets 'shock' US students


      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:   Read More

  • Take the 10 Spot Test to check whether your house is really clean.


      We often take great pains and spend endless hours cleaning and shining our homes. Sometimes it’s just in the spirit of spring cleaning and other times, it is simply a routine cleaning with the health of our loved ones in mind. But even the cleanest of homes will have at least one of these spots. Do you think you’ll pass the test? 1. Tube lights, bulb and light fixtures often act as dust catchers and since they are normally placed at a higher point, they often go unchecked during the cleaning sprees. 2. While we look to the AC to cool us in the summer heat, the surface above the air co Read More

  • PM Modi To Honour Women Sarpanch Working For Swachh Bharat


      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:   Read More

  • Dust free cleaning with a spray bottle and sponge wipe


      When cleaning, use a spray bottle filled with water to cover the dust with a light mist and then clean with a sponge wipe. In summers, this is particularly helpful in preventing dust from flying all over the place . Read More

  • Soap to Stop Mirrors from Steaming Up


      Rub a dry bar of soap over the surface of the mirror and rub it in using a clean cloth. Use this trick to stop your bathroom mirrors from steaming up. Read More

  • T-20 Bathroom Cleaning Tips (Part II)


      And we’re back with our T-20 bathroom cleaning guide. Here’s the second innings to a tough fight against the unruly germs and difficult stains. (If you haven’t read the first part, here’s the link  Wipe down the glass shower doors with a good glass cleaner solution.  Cover hard water stains around your faucets with a vinegar soaked towel paper towel. Let it sit for some time then rinse away. No scrubbing required, simply shine them with a little oil.  Bring the shine back to your chrome light fixtures and shower rods with lemon. All you Read More

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


      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:   Read More

  • Wiper to clean rugs


      Cleaning rugs and doormats becomes a challenging task when getting rid of hair and fibres. Even a vacuum and brush roll fail to give efficient results. Here's where a rubber edged wiper/squeegee comes in handy. Simply run a dry wiper across the rug repeatedly and collect the clumps of dirt that form. Read More

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