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South Delhi Municipal Corporation to map areas to manage waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2017

The south corporation has decided to conduct geo-mapping of areas under its jurisdiction for effective collection of waste. The exercise is meant to visualise data from different geographical...

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Swachh Bharat: Funds for treating solid waste cut 46 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2017

As Swachh Bharat Mission reaches the halfway mark of implementation, the Centre has decided to halve the expenditure on solid waste management, the biggest head of the cleanliness drive. ...

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Tamil Nadu: Tirunelveli Corporation gets award for effective plastic waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2017

Tirunelveli Corporation has received the Centre’s ‘Best Corporation Award’ for implementing Swachh Bharat Mission by separately collecting nondegradable plastic waste on a dedicated day every...

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Swachh Bharat survey in 500 cities

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 4, 2017

The government will kick start a survey tomorrow to rank 500 cities across the country on cleanliness, in a bid to encourage competition to improve sanitation standards. To be conducted by...

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Procter & Gamble to Partner with Indian Government in Clean India Mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Procter & Gamble global chief executive David Taylor met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to discuss the company's manufacturing initiatives in the country and partnership...

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NMC launches app to get daily garbage collection feedback

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2016

To ensure garbage is collected daily from all households, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has launched an app — Swachh Nagpur — on pilot basis for Laxmi Nagar Zone. At the same time, Nagpur...

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Fort Kochi, Veli- Corporation plans to privatize waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2016

The corporation is planning to privatize the removal and treatment of waste generated or dumped in Fort Kochi. Sources said the file for privatization of garbage removal from Fort Kochi (...

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Government collected Rs 3,902 crore Swachh Bharat cess in FY'16

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2016

Government has collected Rs 3,901.78 crore last fiscal from the 0.5 per cent Swachh Bharat cess which is imposed on all taxable services.

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Subject Tags: cess , Swachh Bharat

Railway Minister to inaugurate 1st Green Corridor between Chennai & Rameswaram

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2016

To mark the beginning of this journey towards ‘Swachh Bharat’, Ministry of Railways is inaugurating ‘First Green Train Corridor-Rameswaram-Manamadurai’ free from human waste discharge from...

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Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru cleanest cities in India: CSE survey

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 13, 2016

Alappuzha had missed the Centre's survey on cleanliness - Swachh Survekshan-2016 - due to population criteria and so the government ranking in January, but this small city of Kerala along with...

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