(NGO in General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations)
  • Sulabh International launched the 'Toilet in Every Household' campaign in the village of Katra Shahadatganj in Badaun District,
    Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation Movement along with Smt. Punam Yadav, Chairman District
    Panchayat, Badaun inaugurated 108 'Sulabh (low-cost) toilets' for the village of Katra Shahadatganj on August 31, 2014
  • Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation focused attention on the plight of widows at a special function in celebration of the World Widow Day, which was attended by widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi at the Press Club of India on June 23, 2014 
  • Girls are advised not to leave in-laws' house but to persuade the family to have a Sulabh flush toilet at the earliest 
  • Breaking centuries-old tradition, widows of Vrindavan celebrated Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan on March 14, 2014 
  • The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of
    the World CSR Day at Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai on February 18, 2014
  • Justice Samaresh Banerjee confers prestigious Michael Madhusudan International Bongo Moni award to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for his
    work among the widows of Vrindavan

Home Page Tabs

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 23:15
The Water Network
Dr. Pathak grew up in India, and since an early age has wanted to help others. Dr. Pathak was raised in the upper caste, however, as a boy he had many experiences with people from the lower caste, “untouchables”, or scavengers, which changed his views on them (even though his family tried to keep him from them).
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:00
बीबीसी हिन्दी
बीबीसी हिन्दी से विशेष बातचीत में सुलभ इंटरनेशनल के संस्थापक और भारत में शौचालय क्रांति लाने वाले बिंदेश्वर पाठक कहते हैं कि पहले सरकार को शौचालय बनवाने चाहिए और फिर पैसे बचे तो...स्मार्ट सिटी.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 19:45
"वाल्मिकी समुदाय के लोगों को आज भी कई लोग भेद-भाव वाली नज़रों से देखते हैं और कोई भी इस समुदाय के विकास के लिए कदम नहीं उठाता।" ऐसा कहना है 'सुलभ' के संस्थापक डॉ. बिंदेश्वर पाठक का। उनका मानना है कि आधुनिक युग में भी वाल्मिकी समुदाय के लोगों से भेदभाव किया जाता है और उन्हें केवल निम्न स्तर का कार्य करने योग्य समझा जाता है जैसे: शौचालय, नाली, गटर, गलियों आदि की साफ-सफाई का काम।
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 08:30
The Hindu
Continuing with a cherished homecoming tradition, Vrindavan widows will travel to Kolkata to celebrate Durga Puja on the invitation of various puja committees later this month. Over 50 women, widowed and shunned by their families in West Bengal, will participate in the festivities in the City of Joy for a week from September 25.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 08:45
The Hindu
Delhi-based NGO Sulabh International, which takes care of all the needs of over 1,000 widows besides giving them a monthly stipend, has made all travel and other arrangements for them. “It is a novel idea for these widows who now live a lonely life, totally cut off from society…They will get a break from their monotonous lives in the ashrams.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 15:45
Daily News Tanzania
The second person I consider an angel on Earth is the Founder of Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak. He taught and is still teaching the power of giving and the inner glorification one derives for it. For over four decades, Dr Pathak has been working with untouchables in India, there are the lowest of the lowest in the caste system.
Niti Central
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 18:15
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International, in conversation with Niti Central, talks about the merits of a clean India and why a cultural change is also required if we want a cleaner India.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 23:00
Niti Central
Niti Central, in coversation with Dr Bindeshwar Pathak (Sulabh International) and Gen Bhupinder Singh (President of Maitri NGO) discusses what society has done for widows living in the holy city Vrindavan.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 19:45
P7 News 24x7
NGO Sulabh International on Sunday handed over 108 “low cost” toilets to villagers at Katra Sadatganj in Badaun and adopted the hamlet as model village for a nationwide ‘Toilets for Every House’ campaign.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:00
Al Jazeera
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will complete 100 days in office on Tuesday, however, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's promise to build five million toilets during the first three months of its rule has not materialised.The shortage is not just a rural problem but across the country - even in Mumbai, the financial capital, millions of people do not have access to safe, clean and privat
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:00
IBN Live
Sulabh International handed over 108 low cost toilets to villagers at Katra Sadatganj in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, where two sisters were allegedly gangraped and murdered while they went to relieve themselves in fields. This sanitation drive is the starting point for a nationwide 'Toilets for Every House' campaign.