Ministry of Water Resources Current Affairs, GK & News
At Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 6th edition of ”India Water Week (IWW-2019)”, which is organised by Ministry of Jal Shakti with the theme of ”Water cooperation-coping with 21st-century challenge’ . Japan and European Union have been associated as partner countries for this mega event. Under this campaign, the ..
The famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been adjudged as the India’s ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’ on the basis of the overall improvement in sanitation. The ranking of Swachh Iconic Places was recently released by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of drinking water and sanitation. The initiatives of ..
The Government of India (GoI) has formed a new ‘Jal Shakti’ Ministry by merging the ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation with Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm. The ambit of the Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project, the flagship initiative to clean ..
Topics: Ashok Gehlot • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Ganges • Jodhpur • Jodhpur district • Lok Sabha • Ministry of Jal Shakti • Ministry of Water Resources • Narendra Modi ministry • Rajasthani people • Rattan Lal Kataria • States and union territories of India
As per Ministry of Water Resources, the water storage level available in 91 major Indian reservoirs for week ending on 2 May 2019 was 40.592 BCM (Billion cubic meters), which is 25% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This was at 26% for week ending on April 25, 2019. This shows decline in water ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
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 Water Resources • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • WAPCOS Limited