Jal Shakti Ministry launches portal on Gobardhan scheme “Unified Portal of Gobardhan”

To provide a unified approach for waste management and overall rural development

On February 3, 2021, Jal Shakti Ministry launched a new portal for Gobardhan scheme. This portal is a one stop window and a unified approach for various schemes, programmes and initiatives under Swachh Bharat Mission – Gramin. Gobardhan scheme is an initiative launched in April, 2018 which aims at cleanliness in villages aligned with generating bio-fuels from organic wastes. Gobardhan symbolize ‘Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources’ in villages. The Unified portal of Gobardhan is a new, user friendly portal which will enable real time information and coordination between stakeholders and departments.

Portal Overview:

Portal name:Unified Portal of Gobardhan
Portal under:Central Government
Launched By:Jal Shakti Ministry
Coordination By:Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Designed by:National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics & Information
Objective:To provide a unified approach for waste management and overall rural development
Website:sbm.gov.in

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the portal is to provide a platform for unified approach in waste management
  • The portal functions as a one stop window for coordination between various stakeholders and departments/ ministries
  • Gobardhan scheme enables the villagers to convert the biodegradable waste to effective bio gas and fertilizers
  • It aims at increasing and promoting entrepreneurship thereby creating more employment opportunities in villages
  • The portal provides complete transparency about the initiatives, schemes and programmes related to biodegradable waste management and cleanliness
  • The portal also contains information about the scheme, stakeholders, resources, etc which provides a real time information platform
  • Apart from various details even social feeds, tweets and contact details of different ministries are available on the portal

Key Points:

  • Unified portal of Gobardhan, is a portal for Gobardhan scheme launched by the Jal Shakti Ministry on February 3, 2021
  • Gobardhan scheme was launched in 2018 for the managing the biodegradable waste and maintain cleanliness level in the villages
  • This scheme is under Swachh Bharat Mission – Gramin
  • A collective and unified approach is enabled for biodegradable waste management in villages through this portal as various departments and ministries will be working towards the same
  • The key stakeholders in this initiative are Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; Ministry pf Petroleum and Natural Gas; Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying; Department of Agriculture; Cooperation and farmers Welfare; Department of Agricultural Research and Education and Department of Rural Development
  • Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation will be coordination between the departments and ministries for a unified approach
  • Biofuel, biogas management, waste management, etc will be covered under this initiative
  • The portal provides complete transparency about the initiatives, schemes and programmes
  • It aims at increasing and promoting entrepreneurship thereby creating more employment opportunities in villages
  • It will strengthen the rural economy through this unified approach
  • The portal will enable transparency regarding the schemes, programmes and initiatives active thereby
  • It will also enable social responsibility and accountability
  • The homepage URL for the portal is http://sbm.gov.in/gbdw20/Home.aspx

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