Ministry of Jal Shakti: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Seven States Achieved 10% of the target for Jal Jeevan Mission in 2020-21

As per the data released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, seven states, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Mizoram have already been able to achieve 10% of the target household tap connections fixed for the whole year for these states. Other states such as Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Odisha and ..

Arunachal Pradesh to Complete 100% Tap-Water Connection by 2023

Arunachal Pradesh government has pledged to provide 100% tap water connection to all the areas by the year 2023, as announced by the Ministry of Jal Shakti. This will be provided under the Jal Jeevan Mission of the ministry, aimed at providing safe drinking water to all. Highlights According to the Ministry of Jal Shakti, ..

One Lakh Tap Connections Given Daily under Jal Jeevan Mission in FY 2020-21

According to the data released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, during the Unlock 1 phase, about 45 lakhs tap connections have been provided till date in the year 2020-2021. That comes to around 1 lakh households being provided tap connections every day. The assets being created under this mission are being geo-tagged and also ..

Cauvery Water Management Authority brought under the Jal Shakti Ministry

The central government brought the Cauvery Water Management Authority and other river boards under the Ministry of Jal Shakti. About the Move The centre recently brought the Cauvery Water Management Authority under the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti. All the river boards including the Godavari River Management Board and Krishna River Management Board have been ..

Earthquakes near Dams

The incidence of seismic activity near dams and the government’s preparations to tackle them were recently discussed in the Lok Sabha. Reservoir-induced Seismicity It is a type of induced seismicity- a phenomenon of earthquake triggered by large dams. When the dams are constructed in a region, filling up of water increases the pressure on the ..