Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 August 2021

Indore in Madhya Pradesh has been declared as the country’s first ‘Water Plus’ certified city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021.

Created On: Aug 13, 2021 18:33 IST
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National Automobile Scrappage Policy launched

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Indore is the first Water Plus certified city

Indore in Madhya Pradesh has been declared as the country’s first ‘Water Plus’ certified city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021. Indore is MP’s commercial capital and also the country’s cleanest city. The news was shared by the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

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