Toilets Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
In a national survey which was conducted by Niti Aayog, at least 54,130 manual scavengers have been identified in the 170 districts of 18 states in the country. What is the manual scavenging? Manual scavenging refers to the practice of physically cleaning, carrying, disposing or handling in any manner, human excreta from dry latrines and ..
Sulabh International launchs India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to unsafe manual scavenging
The Sulabh International has launched India’s first sewer cleaning machine to put an end to the unsafe manual scavenging and to reduce sewer deaths. The machine will do away with 99% of manual scavenging in the country. With the help of sewer cleaning machine, a safai karamchari” (manual cleaner) won’t have to enter the sewers. ..
Topics: Bindeshwar Pathak • Dalit • Indian caste system • Manhole • Manual scavenging • sanitation • Sewerage • Sulabh International • Toilets • Waste management • Water supply and sanitation in India
Main current events of November 20, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Center for Science and Environment (CSE) awarded Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) was awarded with Indira Gandhi Prize for combating environmental deterioration and in influencing public policies and programmes that have benefitted social ..
Topics: All India Trinamool Congress • BeiDou • Didi • India • Itanagar • Manual scavenging • Sanitation • Sulabh International • Toilets • Tourism in North East India • United States Trade and Development Agency • Water supply and sanitation in India
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM – U), has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign to encourage all local guides in India to rate and review public toilets on Google Maps. This campaign is part of a feature which allows all citizens ..