Swachh Bharat Mission Urban

Swachh Bharat Mission Urban

Swachhata in Urban India

As per Census 2011, India has an Urban population of 377 million (31% of the total population), out of which more than 8 million households don’t have access to toilets and thus, defecate in the open. Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) has brought the urban sanitation issue to the front line of the developmental agenda of the Central Government, for the first time.

  • Total Toilets Constructed

    6,443,290 toilets

    (90% of mission target)

  • Total Waste Processed

    80,972.4 tonnes per day

    (56% of the total waste to be processed)

  • Total Toilets uploaded to Google Maps

    45,000 toilets uploaded

    in 1,700 cities

  • Wards with Door to Door waste collection

    76,851 wards

    (91% of the total wards)

Updated 0752 GMT (1552 HKT) March 30, 2020

A police officer is wearing a coronavirus helmet to warn people to stay inside during India's lockdown

As India enforces a nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one police officer has found a creative way to get the message across. The helmet is covered in red spikes with bulbs on the end, just like the microscopic image of the coronavirus...

27 March 2020

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation takes lead to ensure lockdown

In one such initiative, the AMC ensured complete control over the distribution of vegetables in slums. (Express photo by Shashi Ghosh). The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has taken multiple initiatives to ensure that citizens continue to follow directives of the national lockdown, imposed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic...

UPDATED: April 1, 2020 13:46 IST

Coronavirus Lockdown: Nabha residents shower flowers on sanitation worker...

The residents of Nabha, Punjab, showered flowers on a sanitation worker from their terraces to thank him for his service during the novel coronavirus lockdown. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh tweeted the one-minute clip and said that he was "pleased to see the applause and affection showered by people of Nabha on the sanitation worker".

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Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage Free Cities

Date: 21/01/2018

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DO Letter GAP Analysis of SWM

Date: 09/11/2017

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Cleaning of Statues in Madanapalle

Date: 07/10/2017

6 June 2019, New Delhi

Parameters Pertaining to Wastewater Treatment & Reuse...

Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has stated that in the Swachh Survekshan 2020(SS 2020) league, parameters pertaining to Wastewater treatment & reuse and fecal sludge management have been given ...

2 October 2019, New Delhi

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Organizes India Plog Run For Plastic Free India

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Honourable Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs launched the Swachhata Hi Seva India Plog Run at Rajpath Lawn, India Gate to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation...

4 June 2019, New Delhi

Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) To Launch Swachh Survekshan League 2020

Shri Hardeep S Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs will be launching Swachh Survekshan 2020 League at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) at Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi on 4 June, 2019....


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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi exhorted people to fullfill Mahatma Gandhi's vision of Clean India

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