Five years of Swachh Bharat: PM Modi to ban single-use plastic

The Centre is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on October 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages, as some the cities in India rank among the world’s most polluted.

India’s first garbage-pay restaurant opens in Chhattisgarh

Taking a path-breaking a step towards recycling plastic garbage, the Chhattisgarh Municipal Corporation

Hema Malini’s sweeping skills trolled on social media

Hema Malini is the latest portrayer of PM’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The BJP lawmaker, along with minister Anurag Thakur, was seen…

Digital India – unleashing a ‘tech’tonic transformation

Is Digital India essentially about the widespread and growing usage of mobile, computer, internet and social media? Or is it much more? In 2006, the Government of India launched the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). People took little notice of it due to…

Mission Swachh Bharat – the horse and water dilemma?

The Modi government has succeeded in ramping up the pace of toilet construction across the country. But the next and more important step is to make people use them Transforming the concept of cleanliness into a national movement through Swachh…