Swachch Bharat- Clean India Programme Current Affairs - 2020

Swachh Bharat Awards- 2020

The Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Skekhawat presented the Swachh Bharat Awards, 2020 on October 2, 2020. The awards were presented under the cleanliness and drinking water categories. Key facts The key three categories of the awards were: Swachh Sundar Samudayik Shouchalaya, Gandagi Mukth Bharat and Samudayik Shouchalaya Abhiyan. The winners under the subsequent Read More…

International Day of Non-Violence on October 2.

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. United Nations General Assembly started the observance of the day in 2007. The day spreads the message of non-violence. This year the day is being celebrated under the Theme- Shaping Peace Together.  Background The proposal to observe Read More…

‘Swachhata ke 6 saal, Bemisaal’ : MoHUA to celebrate Six Years of Swachh Bharat Mission

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will celebrate six years of Swachh Bharat Mission on the occasion of  birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2. The Swachh Bharat mission was launched from Rajghat on October 2, 2014 in order to achieve the aim of Clean India by October 2, 2019 which was celebrated 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…

Government releases 2015 Calender with theme ‘Clean India, Green India’

Government has released 2015 Calender with theme ‘Clean India, Green India’. It was launched by the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Minister & Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Calender focuses on the government’s flagship scheme Swachch Bharat- Clean India Programme with picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielding the broom on the first page Read More…