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  • Urban Kerala To Be Open Defecation Free By January 2018

    Urban Kerala To Be Open Defecation Free By January 2018

    Urban Kerala is gearing up to achieve the Open Defecation Free status with over 27,000 household toilet units and a series of public toilet complexes, after rural Kerala was declared ODF in November, 2016.

  • 400 Officials In Madhya Pradesh Fudged Swachh Bharat Progress, Says Probe

    400 Officials In Madhya Pradesh Fudged Swachh Bharat Progress, Says Probe

    More than 400 local officials could be charged in police cases after over 150 villages in Madhya Pradesh were declared open-defecation free despite not being so, according to a government inquiry. The state government says apart from declaring 155 villages in the Guna district of North East Madhya Pradesh open-defecation free or ODF, these official...

  • President Kovind Declares Rural Gujarat Open Defecation Free

    President Kovind Declares Rural Gujarat Open Defecation Free

    President Ram Nath Kovind today paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at his birthplace Kirti Mandir in Gujarat's Porbandar, and stressed that cleanliness was a "multi-stakeholder" national movement.

  • Maharashtra Government Will 'Shame' People Who Defecate In Open: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Government Will 'Shame' People Who Defecate In Open: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the government has instilled a mechanism called 'Open Defecation Free (ODF) Watch', where people will be "shamed" if they defecate in the open.

  • Jharkhand Man Refuses To Visit In-Laws Until They Build Toilet

    Jharkhand Man Refuses To Visit In-Laws Until They Build Toilet

    A man in Jharkhand has refused to visit his in-laws because they do not have a toilet in their house.

  • In Chhattisgarh City, Men Caught Defecating In Open Paraded 'To Create Awareness'

    In Chhattisgarh City, Men Caught Defecating In Open Paraded 'To Create Awareness'

    Ten people rounded up for relieving themselves in the open were bundled in the municipal vehicle for transporting stray cattle and paraded around the industrial town of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Of and on, the men had to take a pledge not to repeat their mistake again at the top of their voice. "Khule mein sauch nahin karenge (We won't defecate in ...

  • 67 Per Cent Population Now Has Toilets: PM Narendra Modi

    67 Per Cent Population Now Has Toilets: PM Narendra Modi

    More than 2,30,000 villages have been declared 'open defecation free' and about 67 percent population has toilets now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today and asked people to undertake 'Cleanliness is Service' campaign ahead of the Gandhi Jayanti.

  • UP To Build 44,000 Toilets A Day To Meet Open Defecation Free Target

    UP To Build 44,000 Toilets A Day To Meet Open Defecation Free Target

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's announcement that 30 districts of the state would be open defecation free by December 31 and the remaining 45 by October 2, 2018, has set a punishing task for the bureaucrats and officials in the state.

  • Amethi Women To Get Toilets As Gifts This Raksha Bandhan

    Amethi Women To Get Toilets As Gifts This Raksha Bandhan

    To make the open defecation free campaign successful and create awareness about sanitation in the deistrict, the Zila Swachchhata Samiti (district committee for sanitation) has started a programme "Anokhi Amethi Ka Anokha Bhai".

  • Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Land From Railway, DDA To Build Toilets

    Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Land From Railway, DDA To Build Toilets

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today asked the Centre to provide land belonging to the Railways and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for constructing toilets to help make the national capital open defecation free (ODF) by March next year.

  • 1,100 Towns And Cities Set To Earn 'Open Defecation Free' Status By October 2

    New Delhi: Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by October 2, the day the Centre launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ in 2014. With Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chandigarh having declared their 281 cities and towns a...

  • More Villages Earn ‘Open Defecation Free’ Tag

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised two villages in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh for taking initiatives to make themselves free of open defecation and setting an example for others under the ‘Swachh Bharat’ movement. In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’, Modi mentioned how villagers in...

  • Families Without Toilets In 'Open Defecation Free' Kerala

    Families Without Toilets In 'Open Defecation Free' Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: Last year in November, Kerala was declared open defecation free by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. It was the third state in India to be credited with this title. A reality check at one of the villages in the state, however, has put a question mark on its newly acquired status. In Pulluvila, one of the most populous vil...

  • A Controversy At PM Modi's Event Over A Headscarf For Woman Sarpanch

    A Controversy At PM Modi's Event Over A Headscarf For Woman Sarpanch

    A Muslim woman was allegedly forced to remove her headscarf at an event attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat today. Shaharban Saidalavi was part of a delegation from Kerala and was invited to the event held in Gandhinagar meant to felicitate women achievers on the occasion of the International Women's Day. The police denied the alleg...

  • Kerala Will Be Declared 100% Open Defecation Free State By March: Governor

    Kerala Will Be Declared 100% Open Defecation Free State By March: Governor

    Kerala would be declared 100 per cent Open Defecation free state by end of March this year, State Governor P Sathasivam today said.As part of the various initiatives adopted by the state government to improve public health in the state, Kerala is all set to be declared as 100 per cent open Defecation free state after Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim, by...

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'Open Defecation Free' - 41 News Result(s)

  • Urban Kerala To Be Open Defecation Free By January 2018

    Urban Kerala To Be Open Defecation Free By January 2018

    Urban Kerala is gearing up to achieve the Open Defecation Free status with over 27,000 household toilet units and a series of public toilet complexes, after rural Kerala was declared ODF in November, 2016.

  • 400 Officials In Madhya Pradesh Fudged Swachh Bharat Progress, Says Probe

    400 Officials In Madhya Pradesh Fudged Swachh Bharat Progress, Says Probe

    More than 400 local officials could be charged in police cases after over 150 villages in Madhya Pradesh were declared open-defecation free despite not being so, according to a government inquiry. The state government says apart from declaring 155 villages in the Guna district of North East Madhya Pradesh open-defecation free or ODF, these official...

  • President Kovind Declares Rural Gujarat Open Defecation Free

    President Kovind Declares Rural Gujarat Open Defecation Free

    President Ram Nath Kovind today paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at his birthplace Kirti Mandir in Gujarat's Porbandar, and stressed that cleanliness was a "multi-stakeholder" national movement.

  • Maharashtra Government Will 'Shame' People Who Defecate In Open: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Government Will 'Shame' People Who Defecate In Open: Devendra Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the government has instilled a mechanism called 'Open Defecation Free (ODF) Watch', where people will be "shamed" if they defecate in the open.

  • Jharkhand Man Refuses To Visit In-Laws Until They Build Toilet

    Jharkhand Man Refuses To Visit In-Laws Until They Build Toilet

    A man in Jharkhand has refused to visit his in-laws because they do not have a toilet in their house.

  • In Chhattisgarh City, Men Caught Defecating In Open Paraded 'To Create Awareness'

    In Chhattisgarh City, Men Caught Defecating In Open Paraded 'To Create Awareness'

    Ten people rounded up for relieving themselves in the open were bundled in the municipal vehicle for transporting stray cattle and paraded around the industrial town of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. Of and on, the men had to take a pledge not to repeat their mistake again at the top of their voice. "Khule mein sauch nahin karenge (We won't defecate in ...

  • 67 Per Cent Population Now Has Toilets: PM Narendra Modi

    67 Per Cent Population Now Has Toilets: PM Narendra Modi

    More than 2,30,000 villages have been declared 'open defecation free' and about 67 percent population has toilets now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today and asked people to undertake 'Cleanliness is Service' campaign ahead of the Gandhi Jayanti.

  • UP To Build 44,000 Toilets A Day To Meet Open Defecation Free Target

    UP To Build 44,000 Toilets A Day To Meet Open Defecation Free Target

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's announcement that 30 districts of the state would be open defecation free by December 31 and the remaining 45 by October 2, 2018, has set a punishing task for the bureaucrats and officials in the state.

  • Amethi Women To Get Toilets As Gifts This Raksha Bandhan

    Amethi Women To Get Toilets As Gifts This Raksha Bandhan

    To make the open defecation free campaign successful and create awareness about sanitation in the deistrict, the Zila Swachchhata Samiti (district committee for sanitation) has started a programme "Anokhi Amethi Ka Anokha Bhai".

  • Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Land From Railway, DDA To Build Toilets

    Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Land From Railway, DDA To Build Toilets

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today asked the Centre to provide land belonging to the Railways and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for constructing toilets to help make the national capital open defecation free (ODF) by March next year.

  • 1,100 Towns And Cities Set To Earn 'Open Defecation Free' Status By October 2

    New Delhi: Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by October 2, the day the Centre launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ in 2014. With Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chandigarh having declared their 281 cities and towns a...

  • More Villages Earn ‘Open Defecation Free’ Tag

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised two villages in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh for taking initiatives to make themselves free of open defecation and setting an example for others under the ‘Swachh Bharat’ movement. In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’, Modi mentioned how villagers in...

  • Families Without Toilets In 'Open Defecation Free' Kerala

    Families Without Toilets In 'Open Defecation Free' Kerala

    Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala: Last year in November, Kerala was declared open defecation free by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. It was the third state in India to be credited with this title. A reality check at one of the villages in the state, however, has put a question mark on its newly acquired status. In Pulluvila, one of the most populous vil...

  • A Controversy At PM Modi's Event Over A Headscarf For Woman Sarpanch

    A Controversy At PM Modi's Event Over A Headscarf For Woman Sarpanch

    A Muslim woman was allegedly forced to remove her headscarf at an event attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat today. Shaharban Saidalavi was part of a delegation from Kerala and was invited to the event held in Gandhinagar meant to felicitate women achievers on the occasion of the International Women's Day. The police denied the alleg...

  • Kerala Will Be Declared 100% Open Defecation Free State By March: Governor

    Kerala Will Be Declared 100% Open Defecation Free State By March: Governor

    Kerala would be declared 100 per cent Open Defecation free state by end of March this year, State Governor P Sathasivam today said.As part of the various initiatives adopted by the state government to improve public health in the state, Kerala is all set to be declared as 100 per cent open Defecation free state after Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim, by...

  • Tribal Village In Chhattisgarh Logs In To Cashless Transactions

    Tribal Village In Chhattisgarh Logs In To Cashless Transactions

    A tribal village in Chhattisgarh has virtually become cashless with its residents adopting digital mode to make payments.

  • Chhattisgarh's Rural Households Make Progress Towards Hygiene And Health

    Chhattisgarh's Rural Households Make Progress Towards Hygiene And Health

    Raipur: With its aim to become an pen Defecation Free state by October 2018, as many as 8,582 villages have so far been declared ‘open defecation free’ in Chhattisgarh. The state government has also announced 4,869 gram (village) panchayats, 33 development blocks and two districts (out of 27) as open defecation free (ODF). “The Prime Ministe...

  • Haryana Golden Jubilee: PM Modi Launches 3 Schemes

    Haryana Golden Jubilee: PM Modi Launches 3 Schemes

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched three schemes for Haryana, declared seven rural districts of the state open defecation free and eight as kerosene free as he inaugurated the year-long golden jubilee celebrations of its formation.

  • After Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh Achieves Open Defecation Free Status

    After Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh Achieves Open Defecation Free Status

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh became Open Defecation Free, the second state in the country to achieve the feat after Sikkim. Himachal Pradesh has successfully achieved a total rural sanitation coverage of 100 per cent, with all 12 districts in the state declared and verified as Open Defecation Free, according to an official statement. Chief Minister Vir...

  • Happy Over Progress On Open Defecation Free India: PM Modi

    Happy Over Progress On Open Defecation Free India: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed happiness over the progress being made in all states of India to make the country Open Defecation Free (ODF).

  • Urban Areas Of Gujarat, Andhra Declared Open Defecation Free

    Urban Areas Of Gujarat, Andhra Declared Open Defecation Free

    Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, and all the cities and towns in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh were declared Open Defection Free (ODF) on the birth anniversary of the 'Father of the Nation' on Sunday.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's Birthplace, 170 Gujarat Towns Now Open Defecation-Free

    Mahatma Gandhi's Birthplace, 170 Gujarat Towns Now Open Defecation-Free

    Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, and nearly 170 towns in Gujarat, were today declared Open Defecation Free on the birth anniversary of the 'Father of the Nation'.

  • PM Modi Calls For 'Swachhagraha', 40 Districts To Become Open Defecation Free

    PM Modi Calls For 'Swachhagraha', 40 Districts To Become Open Defecation Free

    Reiterating the importance of recycling and reusing waste to create wealth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for "Swachhagraha" or insistence on cleanliness, like Mahatma Gandhi's "Satyagraha".

  • This Odisha Village Has 6 Times More Toilets Now. But Where Is Water?

    This Odisha Village Has 6 Times More Toilets Now. But Where Is Water?

    Bhubaneswar:  Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission, five young men started a movement in a remote Odisha village. Within an year’s time, things spun around. The number of toilets in the village jumped from 46 to 260 and the village became an open-defecation free zone. The results, without a doubt, have been encoura...

  • Andhra Officials Directed To Make 1,000 Villages Open Defecation Free By October 2

    Andhra Officials Directed To Make 1,000 Villages Open Defecation Free By October 2

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today directed officials to take intensive measures to make 1,000 villages in the state Open Defecation Free (ODF) by October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Kerala To Be Declared Open Defecation-Free State On November 1

    Kerala To Be Declared Open Defecation-Free State On November 1

    Kerala will be declared as open defecation-free state on its formation day on November 1 with the CPIM-led LDF government planning to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend a function in Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Kerala To Be First Open Defecation Free State With 1.9 Lakh New Toilets By November

    Kerala To Be First Open Defecation Free State With 1.9 Lakh New Toilets By November

    Kerala is gearing up to be declared as the first 'open defecation free', among the most populous states in the country with the completion of 1.90 lakh toilets in its 941 village panchayats by this November.

  • Only 17 Of 686 Districts In India Have Become Open Defecation Free

    Only 17 Of 686 Districts In India Have Become Open Defecation Free

    Only 17 of the 686 districts in the country have become open-defecation free so far, even as the government said rural sanitation programme was picking up under the Swachh Bharat Mission.

  • Sulabh International Founder Asks NRIs To Invest In Toilets In India

    Sulabh International Founder Asks NRIs To Invest In Toilets In India

    India could become open defecation free by 2019 if the nearly 2 crore non-resident Indians (NRIs) each contributes to building six toilets over a span of three years, the founder of Sulabh International said today.

  • Clean India Mission: Government Plans National Helpline

    Clean India Mission: Government Plans National Helpline

    A national-level telephone helpline will be made operational to help over 4,000 urban local bodies across the country achieve 100 percent open defecation free status as part of Narendra Modi government's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.

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