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Jal Jeewan Mission Aims To Invest Nearly Rs. 3.5 Lakh Crore To Provide Drinking Water To All Households By 2024

Every Household To Have Access To Drinking Water By 2024: Union Jal Shakti Minister
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"Water has remained an under-invested category in our country resulting in many challenges, to solve which requires a long journey but we are not afraid of that and have started to move with rapid pace towards the goal of providing water to all," said Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat ...
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Water Conservation: National Green Tribunal To Form Panel To Explore Ways To Utilise Waste RO Water

Water Conservation: National Green Tribunal To Form Panel To Explore Ways To Utilise Waste RO Water
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A committee of representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, CPCB, Bureau of Indian Standard, IIT-Delhi and National Environmental Engineering Research Institute will be formed by the National Green Tribunal to explore best possible secondary use of the rejected water by users of RO technology ...
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Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya: 60 Schools To Empower Students With Water, Hygiene And Sanitation Facilities

Delhi High Court Slams Civic Bodies For Lack Of Cleanliness Maintained In City Schools
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60 schools and selected slums in Visakhapatnam, Pune and Dehradun will help children adopt effective and safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices through the ‘Urban WASH – Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ project ...
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Opinion: Why Are Himalayan And North Eastern States Staring Down The Barrel Of A Water Crisis?

Sikkim is the only Himalayan state that treats more than 80 per cent of its urban waste water
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From restoring water tables to mobilise community participation in water management, Nirma Bora is the Policy Research and Advocacy Officer at WaterAid believes talks about the how water scarcity in towns of Shimla and Mussoorie could have been averted or delayed ...
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IIT Kharagpur To Set Up Re-Water Research Centre To Rejuvenate India’s Water Resources

Two alumni from IIT Kharagpur aim to solve problems of sewage disposal and access to clean drinking water
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Alumni from IIT Kharagpur will set up an on-campus plant to convert 1.35 million litre of sewage from hostels to 1.2 million litre of potable water ...
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Mismanagement Of Water, River Pollution Are Villains Of India’s Water Crisis: Waterman Of India Rajendra Singh

Independence Day
From introducing a community-driven decentralised water management policy, cleaning the ‘critical’ Ganga to running a skill development programme in efficient use of water among the youth, eminent water activist Rajendra Singh underlines solutions to India’s reversable water crisis ...
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At 15, Bengaluru Teen Fought To Save Water. Now, She’s Going Places

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Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?" received the prestigious title of 'Global Changemaker' and has been invited to Zurich, Switzerland ...
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A Diarrhoea Free India: Water, Sanitation And Hygiene Measures For Clean And Healthy India

Independence Day
Mumbai: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014 promised a cleaner and healthier India. Sanitation related issues, right from open defecation, waste management to ...
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Independence Day Special: Five Things India Should Do To Avoid A Water Crisis

Independence Day
India’s demand for water will exceed its supply two-fold by 2030 according to a NITI Aayog report. From recycling water, restoring water bodies, rainwater harvesting to afforestation, here’s what India needs to do to bridge the gap between the demand and supply of water ...
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Indian Tree Moringa Oleifera’s Seeds Can Bring Water To Millions: Study

Indian Tree Moringa Oleifera's Seeds Can Bring Water To Millions: Study
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Moringa Oleifera, a tree native to India, is primarily cultivated for food and natural oils, and the seeds are already in use for a type of rudimentary water purification ...
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Cities And Villages In Northern And Central India Reel Under Water Crisis, States A Report By WaterAid

Cities And Villages In Northern And Central India Reel Under Water Crisis, States A Report By WaterAid
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A WaterAid report in 2016 ranked India among the worst countries in the world for the number of people without safe water ...
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United Nations Lauds NGO Tarun Bharat Sangh’s Efforts In Utilising Nature-Based Solutions To Conserve Water In Rajasthan

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The United Nations in its report mentioned that Tarun Bharat Sangh brought water back to 1,000 drought-stricken villages of Rajasthan since 1986 ...
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