Swachh Bharat Mission: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Swachh Bharat Awards, 2020 presented

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 ..

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

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 ..

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. ..

Union Jal Shakti Minister launches Phase II of Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)

The second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) was recently launched by the Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. The total project outlay is Rs 1,40,881 crore. Phase II will focus on effective solid and liquid waste management (SLWM) in every gram panchayat of the country. SBM Phase II is to be implemented ..