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vol 3, issue 5
e-Newsletter May 2015
Every citizen has a stake in urban sanitation. For this everyone has got to be involved
Mumbai girl befriends salt pan workers
Having never stepped out of the city, a Mumbai girl leaves her lucrative job and starts working towards a cause in Tamil Nadu.

Sonam Dumbre, 24-year old girl, born and brought up in Mumbai completed her post-graduation in Environmental Sciences and soon got a job as a sales executive. But one fine day, a general visit to the SBI website changed her life for good. She soon left her lucrative job to construct toilets for salt pan workers in Tamil Nadu. She saw a link on the website about SBI’s Youth for India fellowship. As she explored and read mor..

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Ganga polluters to be penalised soon
A timeline for ‘Ganga Cleaning Project’, discussed in the Cabinet indicates that the Centre wants to completely stop untreated water flowing into the river by March, 2019 and it will possibly arm authorities with a law having provisions to penalise polluters by that time. The Union water resources and Ganga...
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Wedding card carries importance of building toilets
M Mariswami, a resident of Ballari taluk, Hubli, has taken the Swachh Bharat mission a little further by printing his wedding cards with a four page literature on the importance of constructing toilets in houses. It's his job as district social development consultant in Ballari Zilla Panchayat that prodded Mariswami to...
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Wedding card carries importance of building toilets in Hubli

M Mariswami, a resident of Ballari taluk, Hubli, has taken the Swachh Bharat mission a little further by printing his wedding cards with a four page literature on the importance of constructing toilets in houses. It's his job as district social development consultant in Ballari Zilla Panchayat that prodded Mariswami...

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Bhubaneswar government to issue penalty measures

The Bhubaneswar State Government has asked the Housing and Urban Development Department to issue advisory to all the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to stop the practice of open defecation by imposing fine against violators.

Chief Secretary Gokul Chandra Pati, who reviewed the total sanitation campaign under Swach...

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Latest: Swaccha Maharashtra Abhiyan
Following the footsteps of the central government, the state government of Maharashtra has launched its cleanliness drive - Swaccha Maharashtra Abhiyan. This mainly involves taking concrete steps to end open defecation and treating solid waste. The focus is on these two issues because of directives from central governm...
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Events
'IFAT India'
Venue: Mumbai
Date: October 13-15, 2015
Website: http://www.ifat-india.com/
Smart Green Sanitation for Smart Green Cities'
Venue: Le Meridien New Delhi
Date: June 19, 2015
Website: http://urbansanitation.in/
Twitterati
Patricia Arquette
Hollywood actress

"This honour goes to my heroes, volunteers and experts who have helped me bring ecological sanitation to the developing world with the organisaton we founded to bring clean water to those in need of it."

While dedicating her Oscar award to improve sanitation in third world nations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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