The Jal Jan Abhiyan will be implemented by the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Brahma Kumaris organization. The main objective of the campaign is water conservation. During the campaign, the volunteers from the organization will conduct public awareness campaign ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On 14th March Karnataka’s IT Minister, C N Ashwath Narayan launched India’s first-ever digital water data bank, AQVERIUM. About the digital water data bank The Digital water data bank is a list of water data sourced from various institutions. It provides reliable ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have found way for better water management policies in India through Virtual Water analysis. This study was led by IIT-Guwahati professor Anamika Barua. Virtual Water According to the professor, Virtual Water (VW) is ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC) has been inaugurated in a virtual event. This Water Centre is led by IIT Guwahati from Indian side and University of Western Sydney from the Australian side. Along with this, the centre has 21 partners from ..
The Food and Agriculture Organization operating under United Nations released a report recently on Peatlands. The report says that though Peatlands cover only 3% of the earth’s surface, they trigger the carbon that were locked in a few decades. Key ..
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 ..