Bindeshwar Pathak Current Affairs, GK & News
Sulabh International launchs India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to unsafe manual scavenging
The Sulabh International has launched India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to the unsafe manual scavenging and to reduce sewer deaths. The machine will do away with 99% of manual scavenging in the country. With the help of sewer cleaning machine, a safai karamchari” (manual cleaner) won’t have to enter the sewers. ..
Topics: Bindeshwar Pathak • Dalit • Indian caste system • Manhole • Manual scavenging • sanitation • Sewerage • Sulabh International • Toilets • Waste management • Water supply and sanitation in India
Sulabh International introduces India’s first sewer cleaning machine to end unsafe manual scavenging
Sulabh International has introduced India’s first sewer cleaning machine to reduce sewer deaths and put end to unsafe practice of manual scavenging. The machine was unveiled on occasion of World Toilet Day 2018 (observed on 19 November) by mayors of all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) in the presence founder of Sulabh International Bindeshwar ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) has recently concluded in New Delhi on October 2. The purpose of the 4–day event was to share sanitation success stories and lessons from the participating countries. In it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the convention. MGISC is organised by the Ministry ..
Bindeshwar Pathak honoured with Japan’s prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize under ‘Culture and Community’ category
Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, the noted social reformer and founder of Sulabh International, has been honoured with Japan’s prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize for his significant work in tackling poor hygiene and discrimination. The award was given under ‘Culture and Community’ category at the 23rd Nikkei Asia Prize in Tokyo on June 13, 2018. He received the ..
Renowned social activist and founder of Sulabh International, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak (75) was honoured with the Japan’s prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize for his contribution to Asia’s development. He was presented with this award at 23rd Nikkei Asia Prize ceremony held in Tokyo, Japan under ‘Culture and Community’ category for his significant work in tackling poor ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2018
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News