Water resource management Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Water Resources Ministry has finalised a committee to draft a new National Water Policy (NWP). It will be chaired by Mihir Shah, who is a former Planning Commission member and a water expert. The committee has 10 principal members, including Shashi Shekhar, a former secretary of Water Resources, and A.B. Pandya, former chairman of ..
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 Water Over the years, the central and state governments have been making efforts to increase ..
Topics: Drinking water • Greywater • Groundwater • Hydrology • Irrigation • Piped water to households • Rainwater harvesting • sanitation • Water • Water conservation • Water resource management • Water resources • Water supply
India is all set to host the International conference on Sustainable water management. It is the first ever international conference on Sustainable water management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on 10th and ..
Topics: Irrigation • Natural environment • Nature • Sustainability • Sustainable architecture • Sustainable design • Sustainable Development • Sustainable urban planning • Water • Water resource management • Water resources
Project Jal Sanchay’ is a water conservation model which is successfully adopted in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar. Under the project, check dams were created and traditional Aahar-Pyne irrigation system and traditional water bodies were desilted and renovated to create awareness about rainwater harvesting. In it, the traditional water conservation system was used in water ..
Topics: Appropriate technology • Aquifers • Irrigation • Natural environment • Nature • Rainwater harvesting • Sustainable gardening • Water • Water conservation • Water resource management • Water supply