Enactus is a global non-profit organisation run by students at individual university and college levels committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better and more sustainable world. In India, Enactus is active in more than colleges and universities involving more than 4, students working on nearly projects across the country. Under Project Raahat, the management of Community Toilet Complexes CTCs is undertaken by the students, including aspects relating to operational management, aesthetic modification and sensitisation activities. Project Raahat aims to eradicate open defecation and provide safe sanitation facilities to the urban slum dwellers of Delhi. They come up with innovative measures for management of toilet complexes, incorporate aesthetic modification and sensitize people on healthy sanitary practices. The project has currently been launched at toilet complexes in Sultanpuri and Kirti Nagar. Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside and not into a designated toilet.
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The evacuation, which may happen post lockdown, is likely to be the biggest after 'Operation Raahat'. BJP said it is not just Indians who have been evacuated, 'Operation Raahat' has played a significant role in hel The city recorded 1, road deaths last year, lower than in 1, -when Delhi's population was half and its vehicle numbers a fifth of what it is now. Indian authorities have hired small crafts which are being used to move Indians at one time from the port to INS Mumbai, the Navy said. As many as Indians reached Djibouti after being evacuated on a Navy vessel from Aden and will be brought back to India, Sushma Swaraj said.
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Despite being plagued by distorted facts and non-existent characters, the movie has reminded the country of one of the largest rescue operations ever conducted in the world. The Indian government managed to rescue a copious number of expatriates from a war-torn Kuwait to enter the Guinness Book Of World Records for its unparalleled efforts. Operation Raahat came into effect to bring stranded Indians home from the already turbulent country of Yemen that was about to turn into a battle ground for the ever-impending Shia-Sunni face off. Yemen has gradually been moving towards its breakdown ever since the Yemeni Revolution in , long before the Operation Raahat came into being on April 1st Saudi Arabia arrived into the scenario to prevent the Houthis, a Zaidi Shia led movement, from taking over control of Yemen. Meanwhile, the shiite rebels were being backed by Iran to promote the interests of Shias and strengthen their hold in the Middle East. Ultimately Saudi started its military intervention in Yemen on 27th March in its quest to crush the shiite rebellion. On March 25th, an urgent evacuation advisory was issued foreseeing the bloodbath that would ensue with the Saudi intervention. Nevertheless, about Indian citizens remained trapped in Yemen and could not leave the country as all the airports where being held by the Saudi forces while airstrikes began on a full scale in an attempt to vanquish the Houthis. During those critical moments, friendly ties with Saudi were one of the most important factors that resulted in the success of the rescue operation launched by India.
More than 4, Indian citizens in Yemen were evacuated along with foreign nationals from 41 countries. As Yemen was not accessible by air due to a no-fly zone , India chose Djibouti as a centre for initial evacuation by sea. Indians in Yemen were advised to reach Sana'a and Aden. Over the days more than 4, overseas Indians were evacuated along with foreign nationals from more than 41 countries. The following table gives details of evacuations carried out by the Indian Navy, but does not include air evacuations: . The ships had helped evacuate passengers including 73 Indians, Bangladeshis, and 65 Yemeni citizens of Indian origin. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For rescue operations to evacuate civilians affected by the North India floods , see Operation Rahat.