The Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the Sanchay Jal, Behtar Kal campaign for rainwater harvesting and water conservation. Features of the Campaign It is a time-bound, mission-mode campaign on 1,592 “water-stressed” blocks in 257 ..
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Karnataka has launched a major water conservation scheme titled ‘Jalamrutha’, which focusses on drought-proofing measures, including protection and rejuvenation of water bodies. The state the largest swathe of drought-prone land in the country next only ..
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, has been honoured with the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for his contribution to Asia’s development. Pathak is among the three who have been conferred with ..
Project Jal Sanchay’ is a water conservation model which is successfully adopted in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar. Under the project, check dams were created and traditional Aahar-Pyne irrigation system and traditional water bodies were ..
The Planning Commission approved the Delhi Government’s move to engage with private entities in supply of water in several areas of the city similar to power sector. The private entities would rationalize the water distribution ..