Question of The Day05-07-2020

Which of the following ministry conducts Swachh Survekshan-Rural?


Correct Answer : b ) Ministry of Jal Shakti

Explanation :

Swachh Survekshan is an annual survey of cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation in cities. It was first conducted in 2016 and was launched as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission.

The Swachh Survekshan-Urban is conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, while the Ministry of Jal Shakti conducts Swachh Survekshan-Rural. Initially, it was conducted by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation but, this Ministry was later merged with the Ministry of Water Resources to form a new Ministry of Jal Shakti.

Recently, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched a toolkit for Swachh Survekshan 2021.

This year a new category of awards has been announced — titled Prerak Dauur Samman.

Hence, the correct answer is (b).

Such type of question is asked in various government exams like UPSC CSE, UPSC CDS, State PCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, etc.

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