Weekly Current Affairs

Central government to organise ‘Swachh Bharat Week’ from Sunday [Governance]

  • As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Central Government will organise a week-long cleanliness drive across the country from Sunday.
  • The initiative named ‘Swachh Bharat Week’ is also being organised to celebrate the second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission, which was launched on October 2, 2014.
  • As part of the initiative, the Ministry of Urban Development and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation will also organise a day-long India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN-2016).
  • INDOSAN – National annual event comprising all stakeholders working in sanitation area.
  • It will felicitate best performers in 11 different categories for their spirited campaign towards ensuring cleanliness.