• Swacch Bharat Abhiyan: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wants School Curriculum to have Waste Management


      Amitabh Bachchan, who is associated with PM's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, appreciated an increased conciousness of cleanliness that is visible in many parts of India. While proclaiming waste management a huge problem, he said there is need to inculcate waste management in school curriculum to train young minds. Click here to read more: Read More

  • Clean Your Car at Home


      Instead of spending large amounts on car cleaning services and products, clean your car at home with these common household items. Start from the insides of the car. • Use a dry duster or an old t-shirt to dust the seats. Alternatively, you can use a vacuum. • If you have leather or vinyl seat covers, use toothpaste to tackle the stains. If you have fabric seat covers, spray stains with a solution of water and vinegar (1:1 mix). Wait for a few minutes and then clean with a wet cloth. • Remove the foot mats and dust them outside the car. If you want to be thorough, you can also soak them i Read More

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


      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

  • 5 Items You Use Every Day That Require Immediate Cleaning.


      Every day we use n number of items. Some would say we also clean many, but when was the last time you cleaned your toothbrush? You rinse it every day, but is that really sufficient? Here’s a list of 5 items you use on a daily basis that require immediate cleaning if you really care about the health of your loved ones. 1. Combs and tooth brushes - Dirt and oil from your hair accumulate in your combs, while food particles and residual tooth paste collect at the floor of your tooth brush. It is thus important to clean these daily use items we use for our grooming. Don’t just rinse it with water, Read More

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


      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: Read More

  • Natural remedies for mosquito bites and dengue prevention


    As we gear up to beat the heat, we must also arm ourselves to fight against mosquito borne diseases like chikungunya, dengue, malaria, etc. Staying clean and keeping our environment clean is part and parcel of cleanliness. However, there are certain mosquitoes that breed even in clean water. Read our article to Get rid of mosquitoes naturally. You can also prevent the spread of dengue with the following tips. Burn dry neem leaves. All you have to do is collect a bunch of neem leaves from the common neem tree, leave out in the sun for a few days to dry. Once dry, burn the leaves and let the smoke reach all corners Read More

  • 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

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