PIB Analysis 03-10-22

Capacity Building Program on Entrepreneurship Development

  • The National Institute for Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development (NIESBUD), an apex organization under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship organised 5 days Capacity Building Program on Entrepreneurship Development for Officers of Directorate of Industries, Government of Uttarakhand from 27 September – 1 October 2022 at its Noida Campus.
  • The programme was sponsored by the MSME Department, Directorate of Industries, Government of Uttarakhand.
  • A total number of 29 Assistant Directors, Managers and Officers of the Directorate from different districts of Uttarakhand who are in the developmental and promotional role attended the programme.
  • The programme was organised so as to build the capacities of the officials on Key aspects of Entrepreneurship Development.
  • NIESBUD and the Directorate of Industriesare working in tandem to promote entrepreneurship with the aim to create the entrepreneurial environment in Uttarakhand.
  • Such capacity building programmes will further help in creating the congenial climate for entrepreneurship through systematic and planned efforts.

Swachh Bharat Diwas

  • The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu presided over the Swachh Bharat Diwas-2022 event of the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS) Ministry of Jal Shakti, to commemorate the birth anniversary of swachhata inspiration and Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
  • This year, to encourage and commend the efforts of the States/UTs, accelerating the ODF Plus and Har Ghar Jal momentum and strengthening the people’s movement – Jan Andolan towards comprehensive sanitation, awardees for both Swachh Bharat Mission – Grameen (SBM-G) and Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) were felicitated by President.
  • India has achieved the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG-6) set by the United Nations in 2015, eleven years ahead of the deadline of 2030.
  • During the global pandemic of Covid-19, everyone realized that individual toilets, the habit of washing hands with soap and the convenience of water supply through taps in the house, acted as a shield during the calamity.