Mahatma Gandhi international sanitation convention (MGISC)

Mahatma Gandhi international sanitation convention

Question- Which of the following are NOT true regarding Mahatma Gandhi international sanitation convention (MGISC):

A.Union ministry of drinking water and sanitation will organize this event
B.It will be aimed at sharing the success stories and lessons.
C.It will commemorate the 150th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
D.It will bring Sanitation ministers and other stakeholders in WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene).

Answer. C

Related facts:

  • Union ministry of drinking water and sanitation will organize a 4 day(29 sep to 4 oct) global convention to mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi and which also coinciding with 4th anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission.
  • Rural sanitation coverage has been ground breaking with a quantum jump from 39% in October, 2014 to 92% today. This success has given a major boost to achieve the sustainable development goal 6.2.
  • “One must care about the world one will not see” Bertrand Russell once said and Gandhiji also reiterated the same, following this ideal Indian government is moving towards cleaner and better India.

                                                                     By Ramayan Upadhyay

Links:

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=183313

https://www.mgiscindia.org/about.php

 

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