Jal Shakti Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Jal Shakti Ministry

The government has set up a new ministry Jal Shakti to cater for the multiple aspects relating to water. Jal Shakti Ministry Jal Shakti Ministry has been set up with a motto to provide safe drinking water to people. The new ministry has been created by reorganising the earlier Ministry of Water Resources, River Development ..

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Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2023 Toolkit

Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2023 Toolkit was launched at the Technical Session on “Rural WASH Partnerships – the way forward”. About the Technical Session on “Rural WASH Partnerships – the way forward” Technical Session on “Rural WASH Partnerships – the way forward” was organized on the second day of the 7th India Water Week. It was ..

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JALDOOT App

The Indian government recently launched the JALDOOT App and JALDOOT App e-brochure. Key facts The JALDOOT application was jointly developed by union ministries of Panchayat and Rural Development. This app can be used by Gram Rojgar Sahyak to measure the water level in a well twice a year before and after monsoon. It enables the ..

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World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022

The International Water Association’s World Water Congress and Exhibition was organized in Denmark from September 1 to 15. Key facts The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is organized every few years across the world to bring together experts to share insights, network and do business. It provides opportunity to focus on current issues and ..

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50,000 ODF Plus Villages

The milestone of having 50,000 open defecation-free (ODF) Plus villages has been crossed by the country. Overview: The top-performing states under this programme are Telangana which has 13,960 ODF Plus villages. It is followed by Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh. In 2020, the Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen Phase-II was launched with the aim of ensuring ..

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Roorkee Water Conclave 2022

2nd edition of the “Roorkee Water Conclave 2022” was inaugurated on March 2, 2022 by the union minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Key Points The conclave was inaugurated at by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. It is being organised from March 2, to March 4, 2022, jointly by IIT Roorkee and National ..

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Jal Shakti Ministry to launch ‘Water Heroes’ contest

‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest will be launched by Jal Shakti Ministry from December 1, 2021. Key Points This contest is organised with the aim of encouraging and collecting best practices in water conservation and management from entire India. It also aims to encourage such efforts in India, in a bid to boost ..

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