water management: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
What are the five technologies recommended by the Technical Committee of Jal Jeevan Mission?
Published: November 23, 2020
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 ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
India-Israel Water Attache: Key Facts
Published: October 24, 2020
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 ..
Cha-Chai Art Work inaugurated at National Museum by Portuguese president
Published: February 15, 2020
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 ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Portugal President to make a 4-day visit to India
Published: February 14, 2020
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 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Report on Central and State Water Departments based on Efficiency Targets: Gujarat leads
Published: January 20, 2020
The Ministry of Jal Shakti recently launched rankings of Central and state governmental water departments based on their efficiency targets. According to the report, Gujarat topped the ranking and Delhi was pushed to the last. Highlights Among the seven central government departments, Survey of India topped the list followed by National Institute of Hydrology and ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs