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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 of water conservation in all the identified water-stressed districts and blocks across Manipur. Nodal Department ..

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World Water Day – Update (March, 2022)

On 22nd March, World Water Day is observed annually. This day is observed to raise awareness regarding the importance of water and its conservation. Overview: This day focuses to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) of the United Nations. SDG 6 looks to ensure sanitation and safe water for all ..

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Jal Shakti Ministry to launch ‘Water Heroes’ contest

‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest will be launched by Jal Shakti Ministry from December 1, 2021. Key Points This contest is organised with the aim of encouraging and collecting best practices in water conservation and management from entire India. It also aims to encourage such efforts in India, in a bid to boost ..

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India-Netherlands Strategic Partnership in Water Sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries. They also agreed to expand their relations in smart cities, agriculture, science and technology, healthcare, and space. A fast-tracking mechanism is to be set up between ..

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JSA II: Catch the Rain Awareness Generation Campaign

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan II: Catch the Rain Awareness Generation Campaign was recently launched in New Delhi. The campaign was launched by National Water Mission. It was launched under Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. About the Campaign The Campaign focuses on water conservation and rainwater ..

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Harvesting Water from Air

Context in Current Affairs: A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed a method for harvesting water from humid air. About the Method This method involves spraying a sponge-like porous polymeric material on a normal printer paper. As per the researchers, this method can also be used in underwater hulls ..

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