Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Current Affairs, GK & News
The Central government has set a target of providing clean drinking water to all by 2024. It includes increasing coverage of piped water to households from current 18 to 100% by 2024. Water Status in India Over the years per capita availability of water has fallen drastically. From 5,000 litre per capita availability of water ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: 7th Schedule of Indian Constitution • Clean Drinking Water to All 2024 • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Jal Ministry • Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • Odisha • State Subject • Union Minister of Jal Shakti
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 ..
The Union Government has issued a drought advisory to six southern and western states and has asked them to use water judiciously. This was issued amid rising concern of water storage in dams of states which dropped to a critical level. Key Highlights About: The ‘Water’ subject falls under the state list mentioned in Indian ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
DCIL inks a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy
The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) has inked a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy.The two firms will work together to explore projects in water resources, power and infrastructure, port and harbour dredging, shallow water dredging, ..
Topics: Beach nourishment • Civil engineering • Coastal engineering • Coastal geography • Construction • Dredging • Ministry of Power • Ministry of Water Resources • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • WAPCOS Limited
In Maharashtra, the 9th International Micro Irrigation Conference (IMIC) will be held at Aurangabad on 16th January 2019 with theme “Micro Irrigation in Modern Agriculture”. The 3-day event will be a multi-disciplinary dialogue in the form of a conference discussing issues related to micro irrigation for modern agriculture and various related issues like new techniques ..
Topics: Agricultural soil science • Agronomy • Applied sciences • International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage • Irrigation • Land management • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • Natural environment • Nature • water management
The 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017) will be hosted by India in New Delhi with a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” from December 11 to 13, 2017. The conference has been organized by the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) ..
Topics: Climate change adaptation • Groundwater • Hydrology • Ministry of Water Resources • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • National Institute of Hydrology • Roorkee • Water • Water in India • Water resources