Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Swachh Bharat Awards, 2020 presented

Published: October 2, 2020

On October 2, 2020, the Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Skekhawat presented the Swachh Bharat Awards, 2020. The awards were given under cleanliness categories and drinking water category. Highlights The awards were presented under three categories namely Swachh Sundar Samudayik Shouchalaya, Gandagi Mukth Bharat and Samudayik Shouchalaya Abhiyan. The following states and blocks won ..

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Six Years of Swachh Bharat Mission to be celebrated on Gandhi Jayanti

Published: October 1, 2020

On October 2, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is to celebrate six years if Swachh Bharat Mission. The programme was launched on birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (October 2). The mission was launched from Rajghat on October 2, 2014 to achieve the aim of “Clean India” by October 2, 2019 when the ..

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CAG Report: 40% of toilets in Government schools unused

Published: September 24, 2020

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Audit General submitted its report to both the houses. The report was titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by the CPSEs”. CPSEs are Central Public Sector Enterprises. The report found gaps in construction of toilets by the CPSEs. Over seven CPSEs were employed in the task. They were ..

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Swachh Survekshan report 2020: Indore bagged the award for fourth time in a row

Published: August 20, 2020

Indore bagged the first prize as the cleanest city in the nation for the fourth year in a row. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry released the Swachh Survekshan Report 2020 with the List of winning cities of India. Key Highlights of the report Swachh Survekshan sanitation survey was carried out in over 4,000 ..

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“Swachh Survekshan 2021” launched

Published: July 4, 2020

On July 3, 2020, the Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Swachh Survekshan 2021. This is the sixth edition of the annual cleanliness survey. The survey is to focus on waste water treatment this year. It will also provide state ranking. The rankings are to be provided to the states based on their support ..

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