Rainwater harvesting

Maiden Tranche of Sovereign Green Bonds

The Government of India issues bonds to support environmental projects. These bonds that bring in resources to implement such climate-related projects are called Sovereign Green Bonds. They are similar to government securities. The first tranche, meaning the first part or ..



Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain Campaign 2022

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain Campaign- 2022 was launched by N. Biren Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur on 29th March 2022. Aim of the campaign The campaign was launched with the aim of intensifying the various measures ..



UP Cabinet approves Ground water Act, 2020

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 ..

Jal Jeevan Mission

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 ..

Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Augmentation Mission

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 ..

Sanchay Jal, Behtar Kal Campaign

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 ..