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None of the districts in Goa is open defecation-free

New Delhi: Goa is often projected as one of the most favoured destinations for foreign tourists, but none of its districts has been declared open defecation-free (ODF) under the government’s ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission launched over three years ago. The western coastal state, along with Bihar and Manipur, does not have a single district which […]

New roll call system to make Ganjam open defecation-free

When Subham Kumar Sahu, a Class IX student of City High School here, attended his first class after two months of summer vacation, he said "have toilet" when the teacher called out his name

Open defecation-free Odisha by 2019 almost impossible: Unicef official

The Odisha government's endeavour to make the state free of open defecation by 2019 looks almost impossible to achieve, a senior Unicef official said on Thursday