SBM: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra to be inaugurated by PM

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate the ‘Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra’ on August 8 as an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission in the country. This was first announced on April 10, 2017, as a tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, on the occasion of the centenary celebrations ..

‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’ book launched

The book ‘Swachh Bharat Revolution’, edited by Shri Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has been translated into Hindi and published as ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’. The book has been launched by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development, Smt. ..

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation organizes Gandhian Thought and Swachhata seminar organized in Wardha district of Maharashtra

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) organized a seminar on Gandhian Thought and Swachhata in Wardha district of Maharashtra on October 29, 2018. It was part of 150th birth year celebrations of Father of the Nation. The seminar was centered on the Gandhian ideology on sanitation and the implementation of the same through ..

#LooReview Campaign launched by Union Government in partnership with Google

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps. This campaign is part of a feature which allows all citizens ..

After Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh officially declared as Open Defecation Free (ODF)

Arunachal Pradesh has been officially declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) and has become the second state in the North East after Sikkim to achieve the status. On 1st January 2018, Upper Subansiri, Siang and Changlang were officially declared ODF. The project undertaken under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) SBM (G) saw the light of day only ..