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Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal scheme

• Officially launched in September 2016, Bihar’s Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal (tap water in every home) scheme has so far provided drinking water to 152.16 lakh tap connections. About: • This is separate from the 8.44 lakh connections provided…

Eklavya Model Residential Schools

• The Centre has decided to set up 7 new Ekalavya Vidyalayas in Assam. About EMRS: • The scheme of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) was introduced in the year 1997-98 with an objective to provide quality middle and high-level…

Gyanvapi mosque

• The Allahabad High Court placed an interim stay on the proceedings in a lower court in the Gyanvapi mosque-Kashi Vishwanath temple title dispute in Varanasi which had directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a comprehensive physical…

India Rankings 2021

• This is the sixth consecutive edition of India Rankings of Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). About: • NIRF has been accepted by the MoE in September 2015. This framework outlines a…

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021

• The Minister of Jal Shakti Ministry presided over the e-launch of Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2021 under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase -II at an event organized by Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS). About: • The Department of…

Teachers’ Day

• The President of India Ram Nath Kovind greeted teachers across the country on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. We celebrate the Teachers’ Day on the birth anniversary of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. About: • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5 September 1888 – 17…