water management Current Affairs, GK & News

New Innovation Challenge by Jal Jeevan Mission

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 ..

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What are the five technologies recommended by the Technical Committee of Jal Jeevan Mission?

A Multi-disciplinary Technical Committee that was set up under the Jal Jeevan Mission has recommended five technologies in order to provide field level solutions to the states. What are the technologies? Grundfos AQpure: It is a solar energy-based water treatment plant. It uses ultra-filtration as well. Janajal Water on Wheel: It is an Internet on ..

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India-Israel Water Attache: Key Facts

Israel is to establish a “Water Attache” in India. It is to operate from January 2021 under the Israel Embassy in India. The Water Attache division will share Israel’s best practices, technologies and water management in agriculture sectors. Also, Israel is to soon appoint an honorary Consul to the North-East.  Its objective is to increase ..

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Cha-Chai Art Work inaugurated at National Museum by Portuguese president

The Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is on a four-day visit to India. On February 14, 2020, he along with the Minister of Tourism, India Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated a Cha-Chai art-work installation at the National Museum. What is Cha-Chai Art Work? The 5pm tea is a family tradition of the Portuguese. According to ..

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Portugal President to make a 4-day visit to India

Portugal President Rebelo de Sousa is to make a four-day visit to India. The last visit by a Portugal President to India was in 2007. Highlights The Portugal President during his visit will hold talks with President Ram Nath and PM Modi. He will also travel to the states of Maharashtra and Goa.  The countries ..

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