Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

KRIBHCO gets award for compost marketing


Fertilizer Cooperative, KRIBHCO will be conferred the Swacchata Award tomorrow by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs on the occasion of the third anniversary of the launch of Swacch Bharat Mission(Urban) for leading in marketing of compost made from Municipal Solid Waste. The Ministry will felicitate 20 individuals and agencies in 7 categories… Read More

3rd edition of Women of India Organic Festival at Dilli Haat inaugurated

3rd edition of Women of India Organic Festival

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the 3rd annual ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ at Dilli Haat (INA), today, in the presence of Minister of State, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Shri Virendra Kumar. The festival, which will be held till October 15, has on display India’s most varied… Read More

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Haryana reach ODF milestone


Five more States viz., Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have reached the milestone of making all cities and towns ‘Open Defecation Free’ as the Swacch Bharat Mission completed three years today. This was announced by the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri while speaking at a programme here today… Read More

Clean India can be achieved only if all Indians unite | Narendra Modi

Clean India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the target of a ‘Clean India’ cannot be achieved by 1,000 Mahatma Gandhis, one lakh Narendra Modi and all the country’s chief ministers coming together but by the unity of its 125 crore people.

The prime minister was addressing an event at Vigyan Bhavan to mark three years of the Centre’s Swachh Bharat… Read More

Thaawarchand Gehlot flags off WALKATHON for Older Persons at India Gate


To mark the ‘International day of Older Persons’ on 2nd October, more than 5000 participants gathered at India Gate for a noble cause to spread the message of caring and giving respect to older persons and senior citizens. This year’s theme was “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society… Read More

M Venkaiah Naidu unveils Mahatma Gandhi Statue

M Venkaiah Naidu

Rajghat, the Samadhi of the Father of the Nation in the national capital , has for the first time acquired a new feature that could appeal to the large number of visitors. Vice-President of India Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a 1.80 metre tall bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the 148 Birth Anniversary of the champion of country’s independence.… Read More

Housing Ministry to confer awards on contributors of Clean India in urban

Swacchh Bharat Mission

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will confer awards on those who contributed towards the Clean India objective in urban areas on the third anniversary of the launch of the Swacchh Bharat Mission (Urban). A Delhi-based Facebook citizen group ‘My Delhi Keep It Clean’ will be awarded for promoting efforts to clean public places.

An official… Read More

Ancient wetlands offer window into climate change

Ancient wetlands

Summary:Environmental researchers have uncovered a wealth of information about a unique part of Australia that offers never-before-seen insights into climate change since the last ice age.

Environmental researchers have uncovered a wealth of information about a unique part of Australia that offers never-before-seen insights into climate change since… Read More

Gujarat Khadi sale increases to 3.75 Cr


In Gujarat, Khadi sale has increased to Rs.3.75 crore within a short span following a small decision of state government.
The State Education Minister Bhupendra Sinh Chudasama has announced that the sale of Khadi has been increased following state government’s decision to make Khadi dress compulsory once in week for school teachers.

Last year, total sales… Read More

Bihar government to launch drive against child marriage & dowry

Nitish Kumar

Bihar government will launch a drive against child marriage and dowry on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will lead the pledge at Patna and all the government school’s, health centres, panchayats, mahadalit tola, local police stations and government and non government offices will follow.… Read More

PM Modi presents swacchhta awards

PM Modi presents swacchhta awards

The Swachh Bharat Mission completes three years on Monday. The mission was launched in 2014 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the country Open Defecation Free (ODF) and achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage by October 2019. The mission has become a mass movement and people are joining it enthusiastically.

Mr. Modi presented the swacchhta awards… Read More