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Puducherry cleanest  School

Puducherry, TN have the 'cleanest' schools in India, according to MHRD

South Indian schools managed to block out almost half the tally in the 52 cleanest schools in the country, released by MHRD

Published on 22nd November 2018
Rajastan Central University

Why women students of Rajasthan Central University covered their faces during the campus' first-ever protest

This was the first protest that the nine-year-old university witnessed, ten students have been expelled 

Published on 20th November 2018
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After asking for a Diwali bonus, 2 sanitation workers in JNU sacked sans notice ​

One of the workers is the President of the workers' union and has actively participated and led movements to seek better conditions on campus

Published on 30th November 2018
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How Social Alpha is getting entrepreneurs to solve India's biggest rural worries

The people behind Social Alpha tell us about how they're getting India's brightest young entrepreneurs to solve our country's biggest problems

Published on 28th November 2018
India Girl New Age Skills

Three-fourths of the teenage girls in digital India do not know how to surf the net, says study

Only one in every five girls said that they can go to a police station and file a complaint, and one in three can withdraw money from an ATM, bank or post office

Published on 27th November 2018
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Spit at your own risk: Now, Pune Corporation will make you clean up after yourself if you spit in public 

In a new initiative, the Pune Municipal Corporation has said that anyone who spits in public places has to wipe it off on their own and will be fined Rs 100 to boot

Published on 7th November 2018
Women empowerment

Here is how Spurthi Kolipaka found her calling in women empowerment

Secunderabad-born Kolipaka works in the areas of menstrual hygiene, sanitation, hygiene and more in Telangana 

Published on 19th October 2018
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With this new app, public health workers can now share data more easily, increase efficiency

When the Anganwadi worker records a child as malnourished in her growth chart, the information is relayed to the Accredited Social Health Activist and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife who can act upon it

Published on 9th October 2018
Pee Safe Toilet seat Sanitizer

With Pee Safe women in sports can now avoid urinary tract infections from dirty toilet seats while on tour

Founded in April 2017 by Vikas Bagaria and Dheeraj Jain, Co-founder, the idea for Pee Safe was conceived when Srijana, wife of Vikas, suffered from UTI in 2013 during a road trip

Published on 12th October 2018
Sanfe female urine funnel

Hear, Hear Ladies! Here's an affordable 'pee' device for you to safely relieve yourselves at public toilets

Sanfe is made out of biodegradable cardboard and is minimally priced at Rs 10. It is available on the leading e-commerce stores like Amazon and Flipkart 

Published on 3rd October 2018
Mahatma Gandhi

Ever heard of the Sangh started by Mahatma Gandhi? This is it

The Harijan Sevak Sangh founded by Gandhiji in 1932 has been fighting the social evils of manual scavenging and untouchability for close to 90 years now. Parvathi Benu finds out more

Published on 2nd October 2018
Reap Benefit startup news

This Bengaluru-based start-up is teaching the youth to 'reap benefits' in their mission to save the environment

Started by Gautam Prakash and Kuldeep Dantewadia in 2012, Reap Benefit is a social enterprise that empowers the youth to solve local issues

Published on 1st October 2018
Sammaan Public toilets project

Say toodle-oo to dirty loos: Project Sammaan is putting the dignity back in using public toilets

A team from Yale University was also engaged with the project to document it so that their business school can use it as a case study

Published on 20th September 2018
Sanitation in School

UN report says that India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme which monitors global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

Published on 3rd September 2018
Government school

These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018

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