Andaman and Nicobar Islands become India’s first Swachh Sujal Pradesh.

  • Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has declared Andaman and Nicobar Islands as India's first Swachh Sujal Pradesh.
  • He handed over the certificate to A&N's LG Admiral DK Joshi.
  • All the villages of Andaman and Nicobar Island have been certified as Har Ghar Jal and verified as open defecation free - ODF plus.
  • On World Water Day (22 March 2021) A&N Islands were declared to have achieved 100% coverage of rural households with tap water connection.

Bangladesh beat Nepal to clinch maiden 2022 SAFF Women's Championship title.

  • Bangladesh has secured the maiden SAFF Women’s Championship title at the Dashrath Rangshala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • The Bangladesh has defeated hosts Nepal by 3-1 in the finals.
  • Sabina Khatun(Bangladesh skipper) has become the top scorer of the tournament with 8 goals in 5 matches.
  • She was also named as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament for her extraordinary game.
  • The Bangladesh won the fair play award also.
  • Best goalkeeper: Rupna Chakma (Bangladesh)

Bihar govt to introduce "no-bag day" in schools.

  • The Bihar government is ready to introduce a no-bag day rule in schools and a mandatory games period at least once a week to reduce the burden on students.
  • Aim: To engage students in various activities which can positively impact their learning.
  • As per the notification, the weekly no-bag day will have task-based practical classes.
  • At least once a week, students will come to schools only with their lunch boxes. They do not need to carry books.

Manipur CM N. Biren Singh launches "CM Da Haisi" web portal.

  • Manipur CM N. Biren Singh has launched a web portal named CM Da Haisi (Inform to CM).
  • Aim: To receive complaints and grievances from the general public.
  • The public can raise their grievances in the web portal by logging on to
  • With the help of this portal, the complainants can also check the status of their complaints.
  • This portal will be used by the Public Grievances Redressal and Anti-Corruption Cell stationed at CM Secretariat.

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Ramakrishna Mission’s "Awakening" Programme.

  • Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan has launched Ramakrishna Mission’s Awakening Programme for students of classes I to V.
  • Highlights:
    • The NEP 2020 is inspired by the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda.
    • Ramkrishna Mission has a legacy of imparting applied education.
    • NEP 2020 has emphasized on creating value-based educational programs for 9th and 12th in addition to creating programs for classes I to VIII.

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