Jal Shakti Abhiyan Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Monsoon steps begun

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 ..

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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 ..

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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: ..

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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 ..

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