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Delhi government asks schools to install sanitary napkins incinerators in girls toilet blocks

The Education Ministry's Project Approval Board (PAB) has awarded work for procurement and installation of sanitary napkin incinerators in 3,204 toilet blocks of 553 schools of DoE and MCD

Published on 21st January 2021
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Under Karnataka's School Adoption Programme 1,500 schools taken by ministers, MLAs and private universities so far

The term of development after adopting these schools is three years and one can build compound walls, toilets, smart classrooms, provide safe drinking water, appoint additional teachers to teach

Published on 26th November 2020
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MLC N Ravikumar criticises state of toilet facilities in  govt schools, colleges, hostels

ZP CEO Padma Basavanthappa and DC Mahantesh Bilagi who intervened said that, the conditions of the toilets at the hostels and schools are improving drastically

Published on 25th November 2020
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Railways' study on its use of bio-toilets to be part of the curriculum at ISB

According to the document, the railways has given its nod to Indian School of Business (ISB) to use the study by them on the IR bio-toilets as curriculum for business schools

Published on 22nd November 2020
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Social Justice Dept report slams IGNOU's Kochi centre for keeping toilets locked, leaving disabled student in distress

Recently, a student named Meera U Menon has sent multiple emails to the authorities, alleging that she had no access to a disabled-friendly toilet during her exam

Published on 16th November 2020
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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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Around 75% of government school toilets in 15 states are unhygienic: CAG audit

The CAG audit examined the records pertaining to the construction of toilets by these seven CPSEs and also conducted a physical survey of a sample of 2,695 toilets across 2,048 schools in 15 states

Published on 24th September 2020
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60 percent of women say Indian schools have inadequate facilities to dispose sanitary pads: Annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey

In workspaces too, 41 percent women felt their office needed better cleanliness and facilities to change and dispose sanitary pads off in toilets

Published on 27th May 2020
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Physically-challenged Muslim JNU student forced into quarantine, wrongly linked to Tablighi Jamaat event

The unhygienic state of the quarantine, lack of physical distancing and toilet-sharing situation could be putting the student at risk of not just contracting the virus but also risking his life

Published on 9th April 2020
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In a historic move, Kolkata's Jadavpur University to set up gender-neutral toilets on campus

Students said that the demand for gender-neutral toilets has been long-pending and the recent decision has made all of them happy

Published on 29th November 2019
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India's first 'toilet college' in Maharashtra trains 3,200 sanitation workers to help secure sustainable employment

The 'Harpic World Toilet College' located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra is helping sanitation workers by uplifting their work quality, educating them about the hazards

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Swachh Karnataka: These students helped build 1425 toilets in Chikodi to kill open defecation

Vimala Kadam, along with her friends, were mentored by Deshpande Foundation under the LEAD programme and helped build over 1,425 toilets in rural areas of North Karnataka 

Published on 2nd October 2019
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Madhya Pradesh Shocker: Students made to clean toilets, DM says it's for "lessons on cleanliness"

The video shows two children sweeping and mopping a boy's toilet at a primary school

Published on 29th August 2019
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#SwachhBharat: How SATO's unique toilets are changing India's sanitation scene

With its unique features, mainly the automatic flap door, SATO toilets ensure that flies and insects are kept away and people get to live in more hygienic conditions

Published on 17th August 2019

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