Karnataka Current Affairs – KAS/KPSC Exams – 4th Jan 2019

Kodagu district wins national award

  • Kodagu has won the national award under Swaccha Bharath Mission in a competition organised as a part of World Toilet Day.
  • The award is instituted by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  • As many as 412 districts of 25 states and union n territories had taken part in the competitions and Kodagu district has won the seventh position in the competition.
  • The ministry had directed the district administration and zilla panchayat to organise various programmes to create awareness on managing garbage and nightsoil pits, from November 9 to 19.
  • Accordingly, the ZP had carried out various awareness programmes in association with NGOs and Sthree Shakthi Sangha. After verifying the activities, the award was announced.
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