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Angikaar and E-Course on Vulnerability Atlas Launched

Current context: Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep S Puri launched Angikaar and e-Course on Vulnerability Atlas of India on 29th August 2019.
Angikaar and E-Course on Vulnerability Atlas Launched
  • “Angikaar” a campaign for change management for social behaviour change that focuses on waste management, sanitation and hygiene, water & energy conservation and other IEC activities.
  • The campaign will give special focus to beneficiaries of PMAY (U) for sanitation, Ujjwala for gas connection and Ayushman Bharat for health insurance.
  • The campaign includes door to door activities and awareness programmes at city and ward level.
  • The “e-course on Vulnerability Atlas” is launched with an objective to create awareness among people about natural hazards and help in identification of regions with high vulnerability.
  • The unique course gives area wise information with respect to various hazards (earthquakes, cyclones, landslides, floods, etc.) and specifies the district-wise level of damage risk will be provided.

Question: 

Q.1 Which ministry has recently launched an e-course on Vulnerability Atlas?
a. Ministry of Human Resource and Development
b. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
c. Ministry of Drinking water and sanitation
d. Ministry of Earth Science
Angikaar and E-Course on Vulnerability Atlas Launched Angikaar and E-Course on Vulnerability Atlas Launched Reviewed by Neha on August 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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