Ken Betwa Link Project Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ken Betwa Link Project is a river interlinking project that would carry the water from Ken River to the Betwa River. Both these rivers are tributaries of River Yamuna. This is the 1st project under the National Perspective Plan for interlinking of rivers. The objectives of the project include irrigation, drinking water supply and hydropower generation in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The memorandum of agreement for the project was signed on occasion of World Water Day.
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 ..