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Inspired by Delhi gov't, Karnataka's Gadag to set up 'pink toilets' for girls

Female enrolment shot up in government schools where pink toilets were set up. The project started in 2019 but was put on hold when the COVID pandemic hit. It's gaining momentum again

Published on 2nd December 2021
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World Toilet Day 2021: More than 30 per cent of Odisha schools don't have proper toilets, drinking water, finds survey

As schools are reopening in the state in a phased manner, the government must prioritise building and up-keeping school toilets to attract students, especially girls back to schools

Published on 20th November 2021
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A Govt High School in rural Karnataka has no water. So, the HM got cans, filled them and carries them on his bike

Currently, the government high school in Kyadiguppa in Koppal district has been facing water issues as there is no proper facility for drinking water as well as toilets 

 

Published on 1st November 2021
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Schools across UP to reopen on July 1 for teachers and staff

Schools have been asked to finish the tasks under 'Operation Kayakalp', which aims at providing basic facilities like toilets, boundary walls, drinking water and other amenities

Published on 16th June 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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 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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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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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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#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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Union Budget 2019: 95 per cent of all cities are now open-defecation free, says FM

Sitharaman added that 9.6 crore toilets have been built in 5.6 lakh villages in India

Published on 5th July 2019
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Parents worried as schools to reopen amid acute water shortage in TN

Parents are particularly worried about the lack of water in toilets in schools

Published on 3rd June 2019

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