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Swachh Bharat Mission: Game-changing India’s battle against Covid-19

“The SBM has truly evolved into a people-driven movement where every step that we take is matched and taken five steps ahead by citizens, who have become our partners”, ascertains an enthusiastic Naveen Kumar Agarwal, Director, Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW Businessworld. Excerpts Below

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EcoEx launches India’s first of its kind digital marketplace to facilitate the exchange of plastic credit certificates

As per the Uniform Framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR, under Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016) released by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, plastic producers, importers, and brand owners (PIBOs) that use plastic for packaging are accountable for managing the end waste.

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Indore tops Swachha Survekshan as Cleanest City

Indore has retained the title of the cleanest city in the last three years. This time a total of 4,372 cities participated in the league.

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Satyagraha se Swachhagraha is a mass sanitation drive which is spiralling into a jan andolan in Bihar

A social behavioural change led community movement, Satyagraha se Swacchagraha is an ambitious sanitation drive by the Central Government to bolster its Swachh Bharat Mission. Sensitising people in rural India about the importance of sanitation and cleanliness of their surroundings in day to day life, Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation talks to Manali Jaggi of BW SmartCities about this movement as more of a peoples’ movement driven for them, by them and from them. Edited Excerpts:-

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‘URBAN RENEWAL SCHEMES KEY TO INDIA’S TRANSFORMATION’

Hardeep Singh Puri is a distinguished former diplomat. Many people were surprised when he was chosen to head the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. But, Puri has a number of plans, and he is proceeding at a breakneck speed to implement PM Narendra Modi’s flagship programmes. Excerpts from a conversation with BW Smart Cities’ Suman K Jha.

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Karnal's public toilets to get feedback monitoring system

In the first phase, this Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-based system will be installed by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) outside 25 toilets in Karnal

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India Elected President Of UN-Habitat

On behalf of India, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will preside over the deliberations of the 58-member Governing Council (GC) of the UN-Habitat for the next two years.

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Clean India Cannot Be Achieved By Budget Allocation Alone: PM

Invoking Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha against the colonial rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (30 September) mooted 'Swachhagraha' movement for a clean India which he said is not something that can be achieved by budget allocations alone.

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India Invites German Firms to Invest in Infrastructure Sector

Indo-German partnership should and will flourish. You will be able to see for yourself the winds of change in India

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NDMC invites designs for its 'smart public toilets'

Vying for the 'smart city' tag, the New Delhi Municipal Council has opted for a public competition to select the design for its proposed 'smart public toilets', in which local residents can also participate

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