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Tamil Nadu sanitary personnel to be called ‘cleanliness workers’

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly that 64,583 sanitary personnel employed by urban and rural civic bodies in the State shall be called ‘cleanliness workers’. This announcement was made to honour their work in maintaining public health. The state government is already implementing several welfare measures for the workers ..

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Results of Swachh Survekshan League, 2020 released

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on December 31, 2019, released Swachh Survekshan League in New Delhi. Around 4,372 cities participated in the league. It is a cleanliness survey that helps in competitive federalism. Highlights In the category of 10 lakh plus population, Indore secured first place. Indore has remained in first place for ..

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Government launches technology challenge to eliminate human entry into septic tanks

Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoUHA) has launched Technology Challenge: Identifying solutions for cleaning of Sewerage Systems and Septic Tanks to promote suitable techniques for cleaning sewers and septic tanks it to eliminate need for human entry in them. Key Features of Challenge The main objective of the challenge is to eliminate human ..

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Blue Flag Project

The Union Environment Ministry has launched a pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ for beach clean-up and development. The purpose of the project is to enhance standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches. Under the pilot programme, each of the coast of the state/UT was requested to identify/nominate a beach, which is to be funded ..

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UP government launches a new awareness drive “Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra”

Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has launched a new awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra from his official residence in state capital Lucknow. The drive will be focusing on cleanliness along the banks of Ganga river and maintain hygiene. The yatra will be organized by the Uttar Pradesh Home Guards and ..

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