Swachh Bharat Mission

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: A World Bank paper has highlighted a concerning trend of declining regular toilet use in rural India since 2018-19, despite significant improvements in toilet access due to the Swachh Bharat Mission – Gramin (SBM-G) launched in 2014-15. While the program led to substantial increases in toilet access …

Delivering Climate action: The road ahead for India after CoP 26

GS Paper 3: Topics covered: Environment   Context: The commitment of recent Glasgow Climate Pact to strengthen our commitment to combat climate change by restricting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels More on the news India and CoP-26: At CoP26, India pledged to become a ‘net zero’ carbon emitter by 2070, and …

Swachh Bharat Mission

Topics Covered: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues. Swachh Bharat Mission What to study? For Prelims: Overview and key features. For Mains: Significance and relevance of the mission. Context: The Centre has approved the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) with an estimated central and state budget of Rs 52,497 crore. …