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Indian villages go offbeat to stop open defecation

  In a country where 590 million people still defecate in open it’s not possible to bring awareness without community participation. Jambagi village in Karnataka’s Belagavi district has become a symbol of active community participation and efforts to eradicate open defecation. The village panachayat had

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Indian Professor develops Dry San water-less toilet for rural regions

Dr Kishore Munshi, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, has developed a water-less toilet – the Dry San Hygienic Rural Toilet. The toilet is designed as a solution for farming and tribal community living in Indian villages that faces water-shortage. The toilet doesn’t require water for