A stinking mess

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Census 2011 threw up a malodorous statistic: people in 49.8 per cent of households have no toilet facilities and defecate in the open. In contrast, 63.2 per cent of households have a telephone connection, of which 52.3 per cent have cell phones; as for televisions, almost half of the country’s households possess one. Nobody would… Read more »

Sulabh comes to Jairam’s defence over temple-toilet row

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  A prominent NGO involved in promoting sanitation in the country today strongly defended Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh who created a controversy by saying there were more temples in the country than toilets. Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak came in Ramesh’s defence after BJP attacked the minister and Congress distanced itself from his controversial… Read more »

Sulabh gesture to Vrindavan widows

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Five ambulances provided to help deal with emergencies Making a humble effort to lift the spirits of abandoned widows who have made Vrindavan their home, Sulabh International on Thursday dedicated five well-equipped ambulances to them for dealing with medical emergencies. Sulabh International, which had earlier taken steps for the welfare of the widows of Vrindavan… Read more »

Indian NGO to push sanitation goals in developing nations

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  India's low-cost sanitation NGO Sulabh Sauchalaya is all set to go global by expanding its footprint in 50 developing countries to push the implementation of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), its founder says. Addressing European leaders and business tycoons at the LH (La Harve) Forum, Indian low-cost toilet innovator Bindeshwar Pathak appealed… Read more »

Sulabh International to reach 50 more developing countries, offer toilet model to western nations too

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LONDON: After providing low-cost sanitation in India and several countries, prominent Indian NGO Sulabh International will soon expand to 50 more developing countries and offer its toilet model to western countries as well.  Sulabh Shauchalaya founder Bindeshwar Pathak last night told a meeting of European leaders and business representatives in Le Havre, France, that future expansion of his organisation will be in… Read more »

Indian NGO to push sanitation goals in developing nations

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India's low-cost sanitation NGO Sulabh Sauchalaya is all set to go global by expanding its footprint in 50 developing countries to push the implementation of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), its founder says. Addressing European leaders and business tycoons at the LH (La Harve) Forum, Indian low-cost toilet innovator Bindeshwar Pathak appealed to the… Read more »

Educating European leaders on India’s low-cost toilets

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New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Acknowledging his pioneering work in the field of low cost sanitation and social uplift, a French economic forum has invited Sulabh Sanitation movement chief mentor Bindeshwar Pathak to share his experiences with world leaders and business tycoons in Le Harve Sep 13-14. "Your personal and professional achievements among which your… Read more »