Swachh Bharat Mission Current Affairs - 2020

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…

Swachh Bharat Kranti: Highlights

The Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, along with the Union Textiles and Women & Child Development Minister Smt. Smriti Irani launched the book ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’ About the book Edited by Shri Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation book “Swachh Bharat Kranti” is the Hindi translation of the Read More…

Ministry of Urban Affairs releases advisories on Waste Management

On June 5, 2020, the Ministry of Urban Affairs released series of advisories on Effective waste management. The advisories were issued as a part of World Environment Day celebration. Highlights The three advisories released are as follows Advisory on Material Recovery Facilities for Municipal Solid Waste Advisory on Landfill Reclamation On-site and Off-site Sewage Management Read More…

Rs 170 crores disbursed to MNREGA

On May 21, 2020, the Government of India disbursed RS 170 crores to MNREGA workers. The amounts were disbursed to the beneficiaries through the Deaprtment of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. Highlights The Department has taken up more than 14,000 development projects under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act) since April 20, 2020. This Read More…