Water supply and sanitation in India Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development tabled a report on the state-wise performance in the collection of garbage from the households. The report said that 93% of the municipal councils in the country collect garbage from the doorsteps of households on a daily basis under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. However, only 57% of ..
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has launched drive to convert the single use plastic waste into specialized bitumen (CRMB55) that can be used for construction of roads and highways. This initiative was launched to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi and as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
In Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Swachh Bharat Diwas 2019 in Ahmedabad & declared India as Open Defecation Free (ODF) country. He also released postage stamp and silver coin to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. PM Modi also underlined that the government would achieve its target of single-use plastic-free India by ..
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On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar bagged the ‘Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador’ award by the President Ram Nath Kovind for making use of his popularity and fame to ensure India achieves its goal of a Swachh Bharat. He has been promoting cleanliness drives in India for almost ..
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be honouring PM Modi with the prestigious ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ for his leadership and commitment for improving access to sanitation in India. PM Modi will be honoured for his leadership of the Swachch Bharat Mission which aims at accelerating the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage in the ..