Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 

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Context

  • The Prime Minister launched Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0. 

Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0

  • The Goal of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 is to make the cities completely free of garbage. 
  • It intends to ensure grey and black water management in all cities other than those covered under AMRUT. 
  • SBM-U2.0 aims to make all urban local bodies as ODF+ and those with a population of less than 1 lakh as ODF++.
  • It comes under the ambit of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  • Focus area: 
    • On source segregation of solid waste, utilizing the principles of 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). 
    • Scientific processing of all types of municipal solid waste and remediation of legacy dumpsites for effective solid waste management.
  • Impact 
    • Every urban local body have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). 
    • 70% solid waste is being scientifically processed now.
    • SBM-U2.0 aims to make it 100%.
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