Swachhata App

IAS Learning App
  • "Swachhata Abhiyan” has been developed to identify and geotag the data of insanitary latrines and manual scavengers so that the insanitary latrines can be replaced with sanitary latrines and rehabilitate all the manual scavengers to provide dignity of life to them. 
  • "Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013”mandates survey of insanitary latrines, their demolition and construction of sanitary latrines in their place.
  • Government has been implementing Swachh Bharat Mission for identification of insanitary latrines and construction of sanitary latrines in their place.

Need for an intervention 

  • Census 2011 reported Existence of more than 26 Lakh insanitary latrines in the country. Existence of insanitary latrines is the main reason for manual scavenging. 

Source : pib

Post a Comment
Please enter your name
Please enter your email
Please write your comments

Related Articles

IAS Learning App
India And Norway Agree To Conduct Marine Spatial Planning In Lakshadweep And Puducherry

India and Norway have agreed to jointly work in the area of marine spatial planning in the oceanic space for the next five years.

Free online IAS coaching
Nag River Pollution Abatement Project Approved

The Nag River Pollution Abatement Project has been approved at a cost of Rs. 2,117.54 crores.

Best Android Apps for UPSC civil services
India And Brazil Collaboration In Space Sector

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh discusses collaboration in Space Sector with his Brazilian counterpart Marcos Pontes after successful launch of Amazonia-1 Satellite by ISRO.

Best Android Apps for UPSC civil services
Pulse Polio Programme For 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind launched the programme on the eve of the Polio National Immunization Day by administering polio drops to children less than five years old at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

best App for IPS preparation
Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Dispute

Maharashtra has staked claim to over 7,000 sq km area along its border with Karnataka, comprising 814 villages in areas predominantly Marathi-speaking.

UPSC Syllabus
UN Body Recommends Bangladesh Graduation From LDC

The United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has recommended graduation of Bangladesh from the category of Least Developed Country (LDC) as it fulfilled the eligibility criteria in terms of per capita income, human assets and economic and environmental vulnerability.

learning Radius App

Embrace the smartest way of learning with us

Best learning app for your UPSC civil services, Kerala Administrative Services and other exams from India’s Upmost Educators.

UPSC Mock Test