Sustainable Water Management Current Affairs, GK & News
First edition of the Indian Young Water Professionals Programme was launched on November 29, 2021 virtually. Key points Programme was launched in the presence of Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Manpreet Vohra; Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’ Farrell and Additional Secretary of Ministry of Jal Shakti, Debashree Mukherjee. This launch was joined by ..
The Jal Jeevan Mission and the Department of Industry and Internal Trade Promotion have launched an innovation challenge to develop portable water testing equipment. The challenge is called “New Innovation Challenge”. About the Challenge The purpose of this challenge is to develop inexpensive and modular solutions for testing the quality of drinking water. The challenge also ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Chennai based leading water technology Indian Multinational VA Tech Wabag Ltd. bagged the prestigious Global Water Award for its 45 million liters a day Tertiary Treatment Reverse Osmosis Plant at Koyambedu, Chennai. Key highlights The plant has won the distinction award under the category of ‘wastewater project of the year’. The plant is one of ..
The state of Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to adopt the water policy. About Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 The policy aims to achieve sustainable development, management and use of water resources with community participation. By assuring better water availability the policy aims at improving health and livelihood and reducing vulnerability ..
The report of CAG had referred to the Chennai floods in 2015 as a man-made disaster. On a contradicting note, the city of Chennai is now in the midst of another crisis — of water scarcity. Water Crisis haunting Chennai Even though both have diagonally opposite characteristics the reasons for both can be attributed to causes ..