Meet the ‘toilet man of India’

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By Showkat Shafi | Al Jazeera | 21 August 2015 Yahoo!News MAKTOOB   According to the UN, around 595 million people, or nearly half of India’s population, defecates in the open. In his first Independence Day address on August 15, 2014, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the building of toilets in rural India, one of his government’s major… Read more »

Water purification system for the villagers effected by arsenic

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Villagers along with Bangladesh Border shows their hands, effected by arsenic related diseases … Kolkata: Villagers along with Bangladesh Border shows their hands, effected by arsenic related diseases during a programme organised by Sulabh International in Kolkata, on Aug 22, 2015. The event is organised to introduced an unique water purification system for the villagers…. Read more »

Meet the ‘toilet man of India’ – ALJAZEERA

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Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has built 1.3 million toilets in India where nearly half of billion plus people defecate in open. Aljazeera | Showkat Shafi | 21 Aug 2015 10:01 GMT | Health, Poverty & Development, Human Rights, Environment, India According to the UN, around 595 million people, or nearly half of India’s population, defecates in the open. In… Read more »

US committed to supporting India’s clean water, sanitation drive: Richard Verma

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NEW DELHI: US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today said his country is committed to extending its support in initiatives for clean water and sanitation and to help realise India’s call. He lauded Sulabh International for its initiative in improving sanitation in the country and said the low-cost toilet technology should be replicated across the… Read more »

Low-cost technology is dramatically changing things for the better: US envoy Richard Verma

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  Verma made the observations while visiting Sulabh International, an NGO working in the sanitation sector. US Ambassador Richard Verma with school students during his visit to Sulabh International on Thursday. (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia) Hailing the impact of low-cost sanitation technology in India, US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Thursday said… Read more »