Jal Shakti Abhiyan Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Jal Shakti of Central government is set to initiate the Jal Shakti Abhiyan to ramp up rainwater harvesting and conservation efforts in 255 water-stressed districts from July 1. About the Campaign The campaign aims to accelerate water harvesting, conservation and borewell recharge activities already being carried out under the Mahatma Gandhi National ....Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain campaign” in the virtual mode. The campaign is being launched on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22, 2021. The campaign will be implemented under the theme– ‘Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls’. Highlights ..
The minister of state of Jal Shakti Shri Ratan Lal Kataria recently provided a written reply about Arsenic affected habitations in the country. According to him, the arsenic affected habitations in the country has increased by 145 % in the last 5 years. Highlights In 2015, the number of arsenic affected habitations were 1800. This ..
The Jal Shakti Abhiyan has taken all measures to boost the rural economy and combat present health crisis created by COVID-19. Also, the scheme is to use large availability of rural labour forces (due to lock down). Highlights The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had recently announced that the monsoon rains in the country are to ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Jal Shakti • Jal Shakti Abhiyan • Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) • labour intensive sector • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) • Migrant workers • MNREGA • Water conservation
The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat released a short documentary based on water conservation named ?Shikhar se Pukar? to promote ?Jal Shakti Abhiyan? on 22nd November 2019 at New Delhi. The film based on the journey of IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, Ravindra Kumar, who had scaled Mount Everest twice ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently inaugurated the International Workshop on Environment Flows at Delhi. He also formally released the first version of the Guidance Document on Environment flow assessment in India. The purpose of the workshop is to assist in the e-flows implementation in India by answering the following questions: ..
Ministry of Jal Shakti launchs month long exploratory open water rafting expedition “Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan”
The Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently launched a unique initiative called ‘Ganga Amantran’ to connect with the stakeholders of the river. It is one-month-long pioneering exploratory open- water rafting and kayaking expedition on the Ganga river. The expedition has started at Devaprayag and will culminate at Ganga Sagar covering the entire ..
Topics: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Ganga in Hinduism • Ganga Sagar • Ganges • Jal Shakti Abhiyan • Ministry of Jal Shakti • Narendra Modi ministry • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • States and union territories of India