Jharkhand is now ODF, says CM

Jharkhand is now ODF, says CM News: Chief minister Raghubar Das has declared Jharkhand open defecation free (ODF) on its 18th statehood day. The state has achieved its target a year ahead of the ODF deadline. Important Facts: The state has constructed of more than 33 lakh toilets in rural Jharkhand against the requirement of… Continue reading Jharkhand is now ODF, says CM

In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’

In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’ News: 1.    A Study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed concern over the sewerage system and wastewater management in Uttar Pradesh (UP). Important Facts: Findings of the study: According to CSE, onsite sanitation systems such as septic tanks or… Continue reading In urban U.P., 87% of waste from toilets goes to rivers, agri land’

7 PM Daily Editorials Brief – February 3, 2018 (The link between poor sanitation and stunting in India)

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Source : Link between sanitation, stunting questioned Analysis : The link between poor sanitation and stunting in India