With World Toilet Day approaching on November 19, Amrita Madhukalya takes you to India’s only toilet museum that’s as informative as it is unusual Crappy Chronicles 1. Toilet replica of King Louis XIV’s throne 2. Two-storeyed US toilet. The top floor was reserved for managers; employees used the bottom one 3. Elaborate floral chamber pots… Read more »
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Most travellers, if not all, would agree that museum visits have a way of sneaking into our itineraries and drawing us in to soak up a healthy dose of history, art, culture and science. But if you’ve checked off on the museum staples at popular holiday spots and want to explore concepts unusual, we give… Read more »
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.
Social activist and Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak has been awarded for his work in the field of public sanitation. The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of the World CSR Day yesterday and comprises a trophy and citation, according to a press statement. … Read more »
NAGPUR: The Bihar government is on a hunt for more Bindeshwar Pathaks or Verghese Kuriens to create a revolution in the hinterland. While late Kurien created the famous Amul brand, Pathak, who hails from Bihar itself, is the man behind Sulabh toilets. Roadshows are being held in the country including Nagpur to scan for ideas… Read more »
WARDHA: Responding to the call of Sulabh sanitation movement's founder Bindeshwar Pathak, Wardha-based Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University (MGIHU) is introducing 'Sociology and Sanitation' in their curriculum. "It will be taught to sociology students from the next academic year commencing in June," vice-chancellor Vibhuti Narain Rai told TOI. He added that Pathak had recently given a presentation on… Read more »
Sulabh International, the sanitation NGO that provided farm widow Kalawati Rs 30-lakh aid a few years ago, is planning to train other such widows in Vidarbha in vocational skills. Sulabh president Bindeshwar Pathak told the media here, "We will begin the programme next month. "A major member of families of widows not in a position… Read more »