JAIPUR/GHAZIABAD: Jaipur and Ghaziabad are among the showpiece achievements of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Or so this year’s awards under the Narendra Modi government’s cleanliness mission suggest. The two cities have been honoured as the country’s ‘fastest mover’ among state capitals and big cities with population of more than 10L respectively following Swachh Survekshan 2018, just a year after ranking 215 and 351 respectively among 434 cities in 2017. So is it time to breathe easy, secure in the knowledge that the mission is on course to making India open defecation-free (ODF), garbage free and adopt efficient solid waste management practices by October 2, 2019 – the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – as the government had envisioned when Prime Minister Modi launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, 2014? ET visited Jaipur and Ghaziabad to ascertain this, but found out that even in the two cities acknowledged as turnaround successes … [Read more...] about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Where progress on paper hits quicksand of ground reality
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“I have an older friend that has stayed at home and taken care of his family for more than five years,” she said. “Due to an unfortunate layoff, he lost his job and started to invest more time in his family. He told me that although he felt uncomfortable at first, he was glad he married a successful woman who is very supportive of every move he makes in his life." … [Read more...] about “Men make houses, women make homes”: is this relevant today?