Swachh Bharat: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
World Toilet Day: November 19
Published: November 19, 2020
Every year, the United Nations and several other international organizations celebrate World Toilet Day on November 19. The official convener of the World Toilet Day is the UN-Water. What is the theme of World Toilet Day? In 2020, the World Toilet Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change What ..
Topics: Climate change • Open defecation • Open Defecation Free • Sustainable Development Goal • Swachh Bharat • Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan • swachhta puraskar • UN Water • United Nations • World Toilet Day
Panchvati Yojana launched
Published: June 12, 2020
The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently launched the Panchvati Yojana for senior citizens in the rural areas of the state. Around 100 parks are to be developed in the state under the scheme. The scheme aims to help the senior citizens spend their leisure time in these gardens and parks. Key Features ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats get more funds under 15th finance commission
Published: March 18, 2020
The GoI approved the implementation of second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission in February 2020. The Mission is to focus two crore projects during its second phase. It includes Open Defecation Free Plus and solid and liquid waste management. During this phase, the primary focus is to be provided on gram panchayats Fund Allocation Every ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Budget 2020: Wellness, Water and Sanitation
Published: February 1, 2020
On February 1, 2020, the Finance Minister presented the Budget for the financial year 2020-21. The GoI gives utmost importance to health sector. The GoI under the Budget 2020-21 aims to provide wellness, water and sanitation by allocating funds for following schemes. Ayushman Bharat Under PMJAY, there are more than 20,000 empaneled hospitals in the ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Rudrashila-The White-Water Rafting Expedition
Published: October 26, 2019
On 25 October, 2019, at the Jodhpur Military station, the white-water rafting expedition called the “Rudrashila” was flagged in by Lt General VS Sreenivas. It was undertaken by the Kalidhar Battalion. The aim of the expedition is to prepare the soldiers to overcome adversities with grit and determination. The team will also spread awareness on ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs