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Open Defecation Free

Ayushman Bharat on way to become world's largest free healthcare scheme: Jaitley

The central government aims to give health insurance cover to around 50 crore poor people with Ayushman Bharat.

06 Mar 2019 6:14 PM

Watch: On 'Swachhata Hi Seva' launch, PM Modi sweeps premises of Delhi school

Modi said his government is working for 'waste to wealth' and sought contributions from everybody.

15 Sep 2018 1:36 PM

Despite push, only 24 per cent UP villages achieve ODF status

Bihar, Odisha and J&K other poor performers, PM chairs meeting.

22 Jul 2018 1:33 AM

Karnataka students create awareness against use of plastic

The students coordinate on a WhatsApp group titled 'Swachh Bharat Mission', on which they decide the time and the location for cleaning.

18 Jun 2018 11:00 AM

No free rice if villages not open defecation free: Kiran Bedi issues deadline

Under the scheme, free rice reaches out to more than half of the population primarily in rural areas in the Union Territory.

28 Apr 2018 4:28 PM


Govt plans Yamuna gram scheme to make villages open defecation free

The Centre now plans to take up the project to make the villages on the banks of the Yamuna river open defecation free.

18 Feb 2018 3:07 PM

104 NDMC wards declared open defection-free

According to Ms Agarwal, there are 314 community toilet complexes (CTCs), with 3,508 seats for men and 3,232 seats for women.

02 Jan 2018 1:23 AM

Mann Ki Baat: PM praises 8-yr-old disabled boy who made village open-defecation free

Modi in the 38th edition of his 'Mann ki Baat' address, shared the boy's story with the country.

27 Nov 2017 2:41 PM

Despite ODF status from Centre, locals continue to answer nature’s call in open

Supriya Sonar, an activist with the Right to Pee movement, said she strongly opposed the government’s claim.

03 Oct 2017 1:31 AM

Cities ‘open defecation free’?

President Kovind declares urban Maharashtra ODF, mum about Mumbai.

02 Oct 2017 1:31 AM


576 fined for defecating in open

In December 2016, Mumbai was announced ODF by the Centre.

28 Sep 2017 2:04 AM

Urban Maharashtra free of open defecation?

The state gives open defecation free status to areas which have access to toilets.

28 Sep 2017 2:02 AM

EDMC seeks to make its area open defecation-free by October 2

The Centre under its ambitious Swachh Bharat campaign seeks to make the entire country open defecation-free by October 2, 2019.

11 Aug 2017 11:32 AM

Yogi Adityanath picks up broom after UP city declared dirtiest

Only one city of the state, Varanasi, had figured in the list of 100 clean cities in the government's Swachh Survekshan 2017.

06 May 2017 11:39 AM

Maharashtra: Village official marries after ensuring every house has toilet

Kishore got married at his native Sangam village after achieving the goal he had set himself: to make Hivare open-defecation-free.

21 Apr 2017 3:27 PM


Chhattisgarh: Woman mortgages jewellery to build more than 100 toilets

So far, about 3.46 crore toilets have been constructed and about 1.65 lakh villages have become ODF.

28 Feb 2017 8:08 AM