Swachh Bharat Mission–Urban Current Affairs, GK & News

500 cities declared as “Safai Mitra Surakshit Shehar”

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. All the cities are now providing safe working conditions for Safai Mitras. The “Safai Mitra ..

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India’s first Water Plus City

India’s cleanest city, Indore, has now been declared as India’s first water plus city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021. Key Points Indore has become example for whole nation for its determination and dedication towards cleanliness. Indore City received this certification from central government on August 11, 2021. This certification is provided for maintaining cleanliness in ..

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Field Assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2021 Launched

The Secretary of Ministry of Housing and Housing Affairs (MoHUA), Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, has launched the field assessment of Swachh Survekshan, 2021. It is the sixth edition of this annual cleanliness survey which is conducted by the Government of India. Background The Swachh Survekshan 2021 was introduced by the MoHUA in the year 2016. ..

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Utilisation of funds by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

The data released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs outlines the following trends in the utilisation of funds: Developing metro rail networks and housing development has been the top priority of the Central Government’s urban development strategy. The central government has allocated Rs 53,000 crore to the States in four years to implement ..

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