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December 22, 2018
The harsh reality of life for India’s 5 million sanitation workers

The harsh reality of life for India’s 5 million sanitation workers

The last decade has seen a massive push for improved sanitation in urban and rural India, and progress has been substantial with several hundred million Indians […]
December 10, 2018
Welcome To 'The Cleanest Village In India'

Welcome To ‘The Cleanest Village In India’

It bills itself as the “God’s Own Garden,” and this tribal village tucked in India’s remote northeast is unlike any other in the country. Mawlynnong is […]
November 30, 2018
About 23 per cent girls drop out of school on reaching puberty

About 23 per cent girls drop out of school on reaching puberty

In an aim to make India open defecation-free by 2019, many aspects of sanitation have been undermined, such as usage, maintenance and water availability. A 2015 report by Dasra, a Mumbai-based philanthropy foundation […]
November 20, 2018

Meet The Pad Women Of Telangana Who Spread The Message Of Menstrual Hygiene

Adivasi women in the tribal belt of Telangana have been running four manufacturing units that produce sanitary napkins for free distribution to students in the tribal […]
September 18, 2018

Cookstoves Future Summit

The problem is critical. The solution is clear. The use of open fires and traditional cookstoves and fuels is one of the world’s most pressing health […]
September 18, 2018

Biomass Briquettes

Briquettes are a household and institutional fuel, made by compacting biomass waste. Applications Briquettes have a wide variety of use from household to industrial. The fuel […]
September 18, 2018

Composting Basics

Composting is good for several reasons: It saves water by helping the soil hold moisture and reduces water runoff. It benefits the environment by recycling organic […]
September 18, 2018

Solar energy prices to come down with tech breakthrough

As India gears up for solar projects under the recently-overhauled National Solar Mission programme, a breakthrough in polysilicon manufacturing promises to make solar energy at ₹6 […]