Jal Shakti Abhiyan: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Arsenic affected habitations in India increase by 145% in the last five years

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 ..

Which film was made to promote ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’?

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 ..

Ministry of Jal Shakti inaugurats International Workshop on Environment Flows at Delhi

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 ..

Jal Shakti Abhiyan campaign launched by Central Government

Union Jal Shakti Minister Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan – a campaign for water conservation and water security, with an emphasis on 1592 stressed blocks in 256 districts. The campaign will run through citizen participation during the monsoon season, from 1st July, 2019 to 15th September, 2019. The focus ..