Swachh Bharat Mission launches ‘Darwaza Band – Part 2’ campaign; Amitabh Bachchan stars in campaign films

Image result for Swachh Bharat Mission launches 'Darwaza Band - Part 2' campaign; Amitabh Bachchan stars in campaign filmsThe Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) on February 6, 2019 launched the ‘Darwaza Band -Part 2’ campaign for sustainability of the Open Defecation Free (ODF) status of villages across the country.

The campaign was launched in Mumbai in the presence of actor Amitabh Bachchan, Maharashtra’s Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation BabanraoLonikar, Secretary of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ParameswaranIyer and other dignitaries.

• NITI Aayog signs agreement to document systemic transformation in education

The NITI Aayog on February 12, 2019 signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) to codify, document and share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on their collective experiences of working with various state governments in India.

• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, Finland in the field of Biotechnology

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi on February 6, 2019 approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Finland for cooperation based on mutual interest in the field of Biotechnology, for funding and implementing ambitious industry-led innovative and transnational projects within the broad scope of research development and innovation.