Drainage Infrastructure: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
GoI flagship scheme, AMRUT extended by 2 years
Published: December 18, 2019
On December 18, 2019, the Government of India extended the deadline of its flagship scheme AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) by two more years. The mission was launched in 2015 by PM Modi promising 139 lakh water connections and 145 lakh sewer connections by March 2020. The expenditure of the mission was ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Sulabh International introduces India’s first sewer cleaning machine to end unsafe manual scavenging
Published: November 20, 2018
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