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255 Districts, 1,597 Blocks Facing Water Crisis In India: MoHUA

While replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri revealed that 255 districts and 1,597 blocks are facing water crisis in the country. The data also shows that 756 urban local bodies are water-stressed in India. The reasons for the shortage of water are mainly the increase in population, exploitation of groundwater and, inefficient use of available water, said Singh in his statement.     

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 04:58 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: water crisis, drinking water, Hardeep Singh Puri, lok sabha, Housing and Urban Affair Ministry

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Swachh Bharat Mission Phase-II To Focus On Waste Segregation At Source

The Centre has launched the sixth edition of the annual Swachh Survekshan as the Urban Affairs ministry awaits the Cabinet's approval for the phase-II of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Specifically focusing on sewage management in cities below 1 lakh population, the SBM-II will lay emphasis on waste segregation at the source. While the Survey will also include districts for the first time, the SBM-II will target legacy landfills, single-use… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Swatchh Bharat, Swacch Survekshan, Housing and Urban Affair Ministry, Cabinet, waste segregation

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Standing Committee Member Expresses Concern on One Nation One Ration Card Scheme 

The Standing Committee on Labour in Lok Sabha has expressed concern about the progress made by Central government's "One Nation One Ration Card" scheme and "Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC)" scheme. Out of 81 crore ration card holders, only 2000 benefited, a member of the committee told PTI. He further stated that the ARHC scheme didn't gain a lot of ground as Punjab was the only state that served a… read-more

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 05:16 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: parliament, Migrant Labourers, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Housing and Urban Affair Ministry

Courtesy: CNBC TV 18