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Parameswaran Iyer, who led PM Modi's flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, appointed as NITI Aayog CEO
India

Parameswaran Iyer, who led PM Modi's flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, appointed as NITI Aayog CEO

The 1981-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, Parameswaran Iyer, replaces Amitabh Kant whose tenure is set to end on 30 June

Govt launches Jal Shakti Abhiyan for water conservation; campaign to emphasise on 256 districts, mobilise scientists and IITs
India

Govt launches Jal Shakti Abhiyan for water conservation; campaign to emphasise on 256 districts, mobilise scientists and IITs

Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign, with an emphasis on 1592 stressed blocks in 256 districts.

Maneka Gandhi says women and child development ministry is focusing on eradicating malnutrition
India

Maneka Gandhi says women and child development ministry is focusing on eradicating malnutrition

Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.

PMO seeks two-year action plan from ministries on flagship Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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PMO seeks two-year action plan from ministries on flagship Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

"All ministries have prepared the action plans for Swachh Bharat Mission for the current financial year 2017-18 and for 2018-19. The respective ministries have committed Rs 5,300 crore budget for sanitation this year,"

Boost for Swachh Bharat: Former bureaucrat appointed secretary MoDW and Sanitation
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Boost for Swachh Bharat: Former bureaucrat appointed secretary MoDW and Sanitation

The 56-year-old Iyer, a 1981 batch IAS officer hailing from Tamil Nadu had taken voluntary retirement in 2009.