Survey on sanitation Current Affairs - 2020

UP CM launches ‘hath dhona, roke corona’ on Global Handwashing Day.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the “hath dhona, roke corona” campaign on October 15, 2020. This campaign was launched while emphasising upon the sanitation practices on the occasion of Global Handwashing Day. Highlights The Chief Minister stressed that common habits of personal hygiene including washing hands can protect from coronavirus infection. Personal hygiene Read More…

CAG report – Gaps in toilet constructions by CPECs.

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by CPSEs” was presented in the Parliament on Wednesday. The report has pointed out that toilet construction in schools by central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) has several gaps that were constructed under the Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan. The report highlighted that the objectives Read More…

NSO report: Rural India yet to become Open Defecation Free

The NSO under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation conducted survey on drinking water, hygiene, sanitation and housing condition between the period July 2018 and December 2018. According to the survey one fourth of the households had no access to toilets. The main objective of this survey was to gather information about sanitation along with Read More…

Survey on sanitation across Cities on the Bank of River Ganga

The Quality Council of India undertook a survey on the status of sanitation across cities and towns on the bank of River Ganga for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. There are 39 towns on the banks of river in West Bengal, 20 in Uttar Pradesh, 17 in Bihar and 14 and two towns Read More…