Swachh Bharat Mission Current Affairs - 2019

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Swachh Mahotsav 2019 held at New Delhi

Swachh Mahotsav 2019 was held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on 6 September 2019.  The function was organised by Union Ministry of Jal Shakti. On this occasion, President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented the Swachh Bharat Awards in various categories for outstanding contribution to Swachh Bharat Mission. Key Highlights On the occasion of Read More…

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India’s First Garbage Café to open in Chhattisgarh

India’s first ‘Garbage Café’ will soon be opened in Ambikapur city in north Chhattisgarh. It is initiative of Ambikapur municipal corporation. It aims to make Ambikar city plastic-free. India’s first ‘Garbage Café In this unique Café, poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. Besides they will Read More…

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UNICEF Head lauds Poshan Abhiyaan

Unicef Representative in India Yasmin Ali Haque has made the following observations about the Poshan Abhiyaan: Poshan Abhiyaan which focuses on reducing stunting, under-nutrition and anaemia in women and adolescents through direct cash transfers is a massive step towards eradicating malnutrition. Poshan Abhiyaan has got global recognition for its effort to eradicate malnutrition. Cash transfers under the Read More…

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Swachh Shakti 2019

The Swachh Shakti 2019, a convention of Women Sarpanches was held at Kurukshetra in Haryana. The convention was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister also distributed the Swachh Shakti 2019 awards on the occasion. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Govt. of Haryana had organized the Swachh Read More…

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Environment Ministry Releases ‘India – Spearheading Climate Solutions’

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has released a publication titled  “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” on 12 February, 2019. This document mentions India’s key actions taken towards combating and adapting to climate change. India’s Key Actions Towards Combating and Adapting Climate Change India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) that has Read More…

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#LooReview Campaign: Government and Google launch campaign to review public toilets

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has partnered with Google to launch Loo Review campaign on Google Map. The joint campaign has been launched under aegis of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM–U). It will run throughout October and November 2018 in an effort to increase awareness and ease of locating public toilets across India. Read More…

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Ten new iconic sites selected under Phase III of Swachh Iconic Places of Swachh Bharat Mission

The Union Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has selected 10 more iconic sites under Phase III of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) of Swachh Bharat Mission. The third phase of SIP was launched at Mana village which is situated close to Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand. Key Facts These 10 new sites under Phase III have Read More…

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