Kerala uses a BANDICOOT robot to clean sewage. With this, it has become the first state to launch robotic scavengers. BANDICOOT was launched in the temple town Guruvayur. Genrobotics developed the robot. The main objective of developing the robot is ..
The Sanitation Workers’ Development Scheme was launched by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin to ensure the welfare of conservancy workers in the southern state. What is Sanitation Workers’ Development Scheme? The Sanitation Workers’ Development Scheme was launched by the ..
According to Government data, 500 cities across India have declared themselves as ‘Safai Mitra Surakshit Shehar’. All the cities have achieved sufficiency in terms of institutional capacity, equipment norms and manpower as provided by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Indian Institute of Technology Madras has developed a robot called to clean septic tanks and eliminate manual scavenging in India. It is all set to be deployed in field. Highlights A total of ten robots are planned to be deployed ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet recently extended the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis for three more years. The current tenure of the commission ends in March 2022. The commission has been extended for three years after this. The extension is being made ..
The National Human Rights Commission recently made recommendations to achieve Zero Manual Scavenging in the country. Why were the recommendations made? According to the National Human Rights Commission, several States make tall claims that they have achieved zero manual scavenging ..