Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (Download PDF)

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In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation. The schemes discussed are: Gramin Swachh Survekshan, Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G), Atal Bhujal Yojana, Swajal Yojana Project.

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Gramin Swachh Survekshan

  • Total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan.

  • Launched in May 2016.

  • Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation had commissioned Quality Council of India (QCI) to carry out the assessment.

  • 👌 Each district has been judged on four distinct parameters.

    • Households having access to safe toilets and using them (40%)

    • Households having no litter around (30%)

    • Public places with no litter in the surrounding (10%)

    • Households having no stagnant wastewater around (20%)

Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G)

  • Launched in October 2014.

  • Consists of two sub - missions:

    • Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM - G), which will be implemented in rural areas.

    • Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), which will be implemented in urban areas.

  • SBM-G seeks to eliminate open defecation in rural areas by 2019.

  • SBM - Gramin mainly focuses on ensuring the use of toilets, besides their construction.

Atal Bhujal Yojana

  • Union Government formulated ambitious water conservation scheme Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY).

  • To tackle ever-deepening crisis of depleting groundwater level.

  • Rs. 6, 000-crore will be piloted under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.

  • 👌 Objective of scheme: To recharge ground water and create sufficient water storage for agricultural purposes.

Swajal Yojana Project

  • Launched by Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti.

  • Recently, second project of Swajal Yojana launched at village Bhikampura, Karauli, Rajasthan.

  • Community owned drinking water program for sustained drinking water supply.

  • Aim: At ensuring availability of clean drinking water to every household round year and also generate employment.

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- Published/Last Modified on: March 22, 2018

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