Current Affairs of 14 June 2018
Keshav Kishore , Published On:14-Jun-2018
1. Swachh Iconic Places
Under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) ten new iconic places have been taken up.
The palces are- Pangong Lake, Sabarimala Temple, Nagvasuki Temple, Mana Village, VidurKuti, Brahma Sarovar Temple, Imakeithal and Kanvashram.
The nodal agency of the project is Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitaion.
2. SURYA KIRAN EXERCISE
It is a joint military exercise between India and Nepal which is held recently in Pithoragarh.
Troops from both the countries participated for the training based on anti-terrorist activities which was 14 day long training.
They practised in a mock counter-insurgency village.
3. Composite Water Managment Index
It is an index by NITI Aayog which is a useful tool to access and improve the performance in the efficient management of water resources.
By the index states can be inspired for efficient and optimal useof water.
This index is designed to provide useful information for states and also for the related departments.
Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express,PIB