Shortage of Suchi kits in Government Schools

Karnataka government’s menstrual hygiene initiative is yet to attain its objective of providing free sanitary napkins to  girls at schools. Neetu Saini Schools in Mudhol have raised concerns about the shortage of Suchi kits provided to them by the Educational block. Out of the 13 packets of sanitary napkins each female student should be receiving […]

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No Toilets in Bengaluru Households

Almost 3,000 households in Bengaluru do not have toilets Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018: A recent survey by the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Department of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) reveals that 2,798 households in the city of Bengaluru do not have sanitation facilities. The survey was conducted to enlist the number of households that have […]

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“Nirmal Gram Puraskar” awarded to five village Panchayats in Honnali

Five village panchayats in Honnali taluk received Nirmal Gram Puraskar (award) for 100 per cent sanitation. The villages that won the award are—Kundur, Chilur, Sunkadakatte, Malligenahalli, and Kunkova. The Government of India had launched Nirmal Gram Puraskar in October 2003. The puraskar is an incentive to promote the Total Sanitation Campaign. The main objective of Nirmal Gram Puraskar is to […]

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