Rainwater harvesting Current Affairs, GK & News
The state cabinet of Uttar Pradesh chaired by its Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently approved the Ground water Act, 2020. The act aims at improving the falling groundwater level of the state. Under the new act, one has to register with the state records before installing submersible pumps either off-line or on-line. It has also ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his independence day speech announced that more than Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be spent in the coming years under the Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to households. Access to Clean and Safe Water Over the years, the central and state governments have been making efforts to increase ..
Topics: Drinking water • Greywater • Groundwater • Hydrology • Irrigation • Piped water to households • Rainwater harvesting • sanitation • Water • Water conservation • Water resource management • Water resources • Water supply
The state of Tamil Nadu which is battling the water crisis especially in the capital Chennai has taken a step towards addressing the challenge comprehensively by instituting Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Augmentation Mission. About the Mission It would be a people-led movement to conserve and manage water and to ensure that water crises ..
The Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the Sanchay Jal, Behtar Kal campaign for rainwater harvesting and water conservation. Features of the Campaign It is a time-bound, mission-mode campaign on 1,592 “water-stressed” blocks in 257 districts. The campaign would be rolled out in 1,592 blocks, identified as “water-stressed” as per the Central Ground Water Board’s ..
Topics: Appropriate technology • Aquifers • Natural environment • Nature • Rainwater harvesting • Swachh Bharat Mission • Water • Water conservation • Water supply • Water supply and sanitation in India
Union Jal Shakti Minister Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan – a campaign for water conservation and water security, with an emphasis on 1592 stressed blocks in 256 districts. The campaign will run through citizen participation during the monsoon season, from 1st July, 2019 to 15th September, 2019. The focus ..
Topics: Aquifers • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Irrigation • Jal Shakti Abhiyan • Natural environment • Nature • Rainwater harvesting • Reclaimed water • Sustainable agriculture • Water • Water conservation • Water supply