(NGO in General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations)
  • Sulabh International launched the 'Toilet in Every Household' campaign in the village of Katra Shahadatganj in Badaun District,
    Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation Movement along with Smt. Punam Yadav, Chairman District
    Panchayat, Badaun inaugurated 108 'Sulabh (low-cost) toilets' for the village of Katra Shahadatganj on August 31, 2014
  • Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation focused attention on the plight of widows at a special function in celebration of the World Widow Day, which was attended by widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi at the Press Club of India on June 23, 2014 
  • Girls are advised not to leave in-laws' house but to persuade the family to have a Sulabh flush toilet at the earliest 
  • Breaking centuries-old tradition, widows of Vrindavan celebrated Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan on March 14, 2014 
  • The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of
    the World CSR Day at Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai on February 18, 2014
  • Justice Samaresh Banerjee confers prestigious Michael Madhusudan International Bongo Moni award to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for his
    work among the widows of Vrindavan

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 06:15
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Sulabh International founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak was awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial award by the Indian Development Foundation on Monday, for his contribution towards improving the nation’s sanitation, health and hygiene. Dr Pathak, a Padma Bhushan awardee, was presented with a citation and trophy by eminent scientist Dr MS Swaminathan, at the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 08:45
The Hindu
Nearly 140 million of India’s population does not have access to sanitation facilities, according to A.R.K. Pillai, founder-president of Indian Development Foundation (IDF), the organisation that conferred the award. But by building about 8,000 community toilet complexes all over the country that use ‘two-pit-pour-flush technology,’ Dr.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 23:15
The Mother Teresa Memorial Award, instituted by Indian Development Foundation, was today awarded to Bindeswhar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International, towards his contributions for India's sanitation, health and hygiene movement.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 20:00
“The Prime Minister has ignited the candle of cleanliness among Indians to make India clean. He has asked Indians to restore the culture of sanitation which Indians had during Harappa civilization. We should join hands with the Prime Minister with all the might and resources, one has to make India clean and free from defecation in the open.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:30
Dr. ARK Pillai, founder IDF and team called on Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder, Sulabh International at Chennai on 26-10-2014. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak will receive Mother Teresa Award 2014 at MSSR Foundation, Chennai on 27th Oct. 2014 for his excellent contributions to India's sanitation, health and hygiene movement. The Award is instituted by Indian Development Foundation. Team IDF - Dr.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:45
Business Standard
Hailing Narendra Modi government's plan to ensure construction of toilet in every household and school, sanitation activist Bindeshwar Pathak today suggested that the agencies building the facility should also be made to contribute towards its maintenance. Pathak also suggested that for public toilets, the users should be charged a minimal amount which can be used for their maintenance.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 20:15
Ms. Vaishnavi Tiwari is a student of Class X from Shiv Vani Sr. Secondary school. She is also an active member of the Sulabh School Sanitation Club. She has had the opportunity to speak on issues related to the school sanitation vis-a-vis role of students at various fore and platforms.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 22:00
It's been a clean-up week in central government offices with cobwebs being cleaned up, corridor clutter removed, old furniture discarded or overhauled, and office environs spruced up, tidied and polished like never before.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now symbolically wield a broom and reach out to all Indians to make cleanliness a mass movement by launching the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (C
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 22:30
Swachh bharat mision l PM Modi launches 'Clean India', says it's patriotism not politics
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 22:15
आईबीएन7 के खास कार्यक्रम प्रश्नकाल में आज चर्चा का मुद्दा था स्वच्छता अभियान। सवाल थे कि क्या पीएम के इस स्वच्छता अभियान का कितना होगा जनता पर असर? क्या जनांदोलन बन पाएगा ये अभियान? क्या वाकई हकीकत में तब्दील होगा स्वच्छ भारत का सपना?
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 22:00
Stand Up Plant
Beauty is in the eye (and the nose) of the beholder. In this clip, Stand Up Planet host Hasan Minhaj and Indian comic Tanmay Bhat talk about toilet art and learn some unusual history from an unusual man -- Bageshwar Jha, the curator of the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets.