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Union Budget 2017-18: Delivery And Accountability

Local bodies in India are responsible for providing basic civic services and those linked closely to sustainable development including, drinking water and sanitation, education, agriculture, land improvement, rural electrification and poverty alleviation

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A Ticking Time Bomb

The new wave of infrastructure development in the country, has also paved the way for newer environmental challenges

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Swachh Bharat Urban-Toilet Plan 76% Behind Schedule

India’s ambitious toilet-construction programme–part of the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission to make India open-defecation free by 2019–is slipping, according to government data submitted to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament.

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Swachh Bharat Mission Gets $1.5 Billion From World Bank

In a big boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project, the World Bank and the Union government on Wednesday signed a $1.5 billion loan agreement for the Swachh Bharat Mission Support Operation Project

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Whose PM Is He Anyway?

In fact, by January 2016, it would be best to ask the people of Switzerland what they think of Narendra Modi. Because if it wasn’t for his photographs on government ads, who in India would even remember?

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5 Things India Had Going For It

As many as 5.5 million Indians gave up subsidies on cooking gas, saving the government nearly Rs 900 crore.

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World Bank Nod To Rs 10,000-crore Loan For Swachh Bharat Mission

As per World Bank data, more than 750 million people (80 per cent of them living in rural areas), lack access to improved sanitation globally

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‘It’s Not Enough To Build Toilets’

The co-director of the World Development Report 2015 says that the success of a programme like the Swachh Bharat Mission depends on changing behaviour and people’s lifelong habits, which is a challenging task.

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