News: Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the Swachh Bharat Mission Academy during the week long “GandagiMuktBharat” Campaign.
- Swachh Bharat Mission Academy is a phone-based academy having IVR based free mobile online learning course.
- The training course contains a 60 minutes module spanning various topics under ODF-S and Solid Waste Management.
- The SBM Academy course has four chapters, each with four audio lessons and a multiple-choice quiz at the end of the chapter. At present the course is available only in Hindi.
- Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin): It aims to improve the levels of cleanliness in rural areas through Solid and Liquid Waste Management activities and making villages Open Defecation Free (ODF) and clean. It is implemented by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Jal Shakti Ministry.