Open Defecation Free: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

World Toilet Day: November 19

Published: November 19, 2020

Every year, the United Nations and several other international organizations celebrate World Toilet Day on November 19. The official convener of the World Toilet Day is the UN-Water. What is the theme of World Toilet Day? In 2020, the World Toilet Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change What ..

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First Installment of Highest Ever Rs 60,750 Crore Grant to RLBs Released

Published: June 20, 2020

For the Financial Year (FY) 2020-21, the Fifteenth Finance Commission had earlier submitted its report for the Rural Local Bodies (RLB), the recommendations in the report were accepted by the Government. Based on it, the highest ever grants in a single year was allocated to the RLBs for the FY 2020-21 of Rs 60,750 Crore. ..

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Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats get more funds under 15th finance commission

Published: March 18, 2020

The GoI approved the implementation of second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission in February 2020. The Mission is to focus two crore projects during its second phase. It includes Open Defecation Free Plus and solid and liquid waste management. During this phase, the primary focus is to be provided on gram panchayats Fund Allocation Every ..

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Union Cabinet approves Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)

Published: February 20, 2020

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved the Phase II of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) till the financial year 2024-25. The second phase will be implemented from 2020-21 to 2024-25, with main focus on Open Defecation Free sustainability and Solid and Liquid Waste Management, collectively called as ODF ..

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Cabinet approves Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission

Published: February 20, 2020

On February 19, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved on implementing the phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission. The phase II of the mission will focus on Open Defecation Free Plus. Highlights The budget allocated for phase II of the mission is Rs 52,497 crores. The mission in this phase is to converge with Jal Jeevan ..

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