Swachh Bharat Current Affairs - 2020

Centre for Science and Environment: India recycles only 1% of its demolition and construction waste

The Centre for Science and Environment recently released a report on construction waste, according to which, India recycles only 1% of its demolition and construction waste. Key Findings of the report India generates around 150 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste every year. However, the official recycling capacity is just about 1% which is Read More…

Swacch Survekshan 2020

On August 20, 2020, the results of Swachh Survekshan, 2020 were announced. Highlights For the fourth consecutive time, Indore, Madhya Pradesh bagged the cleanest city in the country. It was followed by Surat of Gujarat and Navi Mumbai of Maharashtra. Varanasi bagged the best “Ganga Town” in the survey. Mysuru won the award of cleanest Read More…

What is Swachh Bharat Kranti?

“Swachh Bharat Kranti” is a translated copy of the book “Swachh Bharat Revolution”. Swachh Bharat Kranti is a Hindi version and Swachh Bharat Revolution is the English version. On August 5, 2020, the Hindi version of Swachh Bharat Revolution was launched by the Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smt Smriti Irani Read More…

Panchvati Yojana launched

The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur recently launched the Panchvati Yojana for senior citizens in the rural areas of the state. Around 100 parks are to be developed in the state under the scheme. The scheme aims to help the senior citizens spend their leisure time in these gardens and parks. Key Features Read More…

Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats get more funds under 15th finance commission

The GoI approved the implementation of second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission in February 2020. The Mission is to focus two crore projects during its second phase. It includes Open Defecation Free Plus and solid and liquid waste management. During this phase, the primary focus is to be provided on gram panchayats Fund Allocation Every Read More…