Atal Bhujal Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Atal Bhujal Yojana

The Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice and Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Thursday, 12th December 2019 informed that Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Rs 6000 Crore Central Sector Scheme has received approval of the World Bank for a funding pattern of 50:50 between the ..

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Haryana: 1,000 Water Recharge Bores to be constructed

On June 11, 2020, the Haryana Government announced that, it will construct 1,000 water recharge bores in the state. The water bores are to be constructed in the water deficient areas of the state. Highlights The bores are being constructed in the state of Haryana to recharge the underground water with rainfall. The State Government ..

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Centre and World Bank signs loan agreement to support Atal Bhujal Yojana

The Indian government and the World Bank recently signed a USD 450 million loan agreement to support the national programme Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY). The National programme was launched with an objective of arresting the groundwater depletion and strengthening groundwater institutions. The World Bank-supported programme will be implemented in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, ..

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Atal Bhujal Yojana: GoI and World Bank signed loan agreement of 450 million USD

On February 17, 2020, the World Bank and the Government of India signed a loan agreement to support the national programme that aims on strengthening ground water institutions and also arrest the depletion of ground water resources. Highlights The project supported by the World Bank called the “National Ground Water Management Improvement Programme” is to ..

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PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY), a scheme for sustainable management of ground water resources, in New Delhi. The scheme was launched on the occasion of 95th birth anniversary former Prime Minister Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On the occasion, the 8.8-kilometre long Strategic Tunnel under Rohtang Pass was also named after late ..

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Atal Bhujal Yojana gets Cabinet Approval

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi chaired Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Central Sector Scheme, Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL  JAL). The ATAL JAL scheme will work through community participation and will focus on the objective of improving the groundwater management with an investment of Rs 6000 crore, out of which the ..

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Atal Bhujal Yojana: Government formulates ambitious water conservation scheme

The Union Government has formulated ambitious water conservation scheme Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY) to tackle ever-deepening crisis of depleting groundwater level. The Rs 6,000-crore will be piloted under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. It is awaiting cabinet’s clearance. Atal Bhujal Yojana The objective of scheme is to recharge ground water ..

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