Page-3 of Water supply and sanitation in India Current Affairs, GK & News
The third edition of Swachh Shakti-2019 was held at Kurukshetra, Haryana on February 12, which was attended by woman sarpanches and women associated with the ‘Swachhta’ campaign from across the country. It is a national event to recognize the leadership role played by rural women in Swachh Bharat Mission towards achieving a Clean and Open ..
Topics: Cleaning • Government of India • India • Kunwar Bai Yadav • Members of the Lok Sabha • Narendra Modi • Open defecation • sanitation • Swachh Bharat Mission • Water supply and sanitation in India
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was awarded Best Capital City in the Solid Waste Management in the Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings. The Swachh Survekshan was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) under Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). According to a press release, the Swachh Survekashan survey ranks cities on various parameters ..
Topics: Cleaning • Euthenics • Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation • India • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs • sanitation • Swachh Bharat Mission • Swachh Survekshan • Water supply and sanitation in India
Union Government has inked $75 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Karnataka Integrated Urban Water Management Investment Program. Under it 24 x7 water supply will be provided in Karnataka’s four coastal towns of Kundapura, Mangalore Puttur and Udupi and improve sanitation infrastructure for Mangalore town. It will be tranche 2 loan agreement ..
Topics: ADB • Asian Development Bank • Drinking water • Integrated Urban Water Management Investment Program • Karnataka • National • sanitation • Urban Services • Water supply and sanitation in India • Water supply and sanitation in Pakistan
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