Swachh Bharat Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0: Agreement signed with UNDP

On December 6, 2021, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement was signed under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0. It was signed to strengthen the waste management sector in the country. About the MoU Under the MoU, the UNDP will ..

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Swachhata Pakhwada launched in Cochin Port Trust

Swachhata Pakhwada 2021 was launched at the Cochin Port Trust and the Swachhata pledge was administered in all departments on September 16, 2021. Highlights On the occasion, shramdaan cleaning activities were also started in the Port areas. Activities that were proposed during the Pakhwada comprise of cleaning of work places, crafts & public spaces and ..

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Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship- Things to Know!

The Office of Principal Scientific Adviser of the Government of India has launched the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship” under the “Waste to Wealth” Mission on March 3, 2021. About the Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship The Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship initiative was launched with the objective of recognizing the students, self-help groups, community workers, sanitary workers and municipal workers ..

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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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Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge: Launched across 243 cities to prevent Hazardous Sewer Cleaning

On November 19, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the “Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge”. The challenge aims to ensure that no life of septic tank or sewer cleaner is lost during cleaning. The challenge stresses on the fact that safety and dignity of sanitation workers is the core of Swachh Bharat Mission. About ..

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