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Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 Gramin – Policy Update 2021

On 2nd October 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Mission with the objective of "to accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put the focus on sanitation". Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) and Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) are two components of the Swachh Bharat Mission, focusing on rural and urban sanitation. Under Phase 1 of the mission, on 2 October 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, all villages, Gram Panchayats, Districts, States, and Union Territories in India had declared themselves "open-defecation free" (ODF) by constructing over 100 million toilets in rural India, costing close to Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore. 

National Education Mission (Samagra Shiksha Scheme) – Policy Update 2021

The Union Budget of 2018-19 proposed to treat school education holistically without segmenting pre-nursery to class 12. It was, post this announcement that the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education launched the integrated scheme for school education, Samagra Shiksha (National Educational Mission) in 2018. Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme for the school education sector that extends from pre-school to class 12.
Tribal TB Initiative- 2021 Policy Update

Tribal TB Initiative: Policy Update-2021

Srimoyee Biswas Keeping in line with the mission of ‘TB Mukt Bharat’ and ending the TB epidemic by 2025, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoFWM) and Ministry of Tribal Affairs of Government of India have come together to…