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On ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Prime Minister Modi Urges People To Conserve Water

On 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Modi Urges People To Conserve Water
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During his monthly radio address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the participation of people in Jal Shakti Abhiyan and urged people to share the stories through pictures and videos on social media with hashtag '#jalshakti4India' ...
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A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water

A 72-Year-Old From Madurai Has A Solution To Tide Over The Crisis Of Clean Water
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Meet 72-year-old N. Arunachalam from Madurai who along with his family is relying solely on recycled rainwater since 34 years ...
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Cabinet Approves ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’, Groundwater Scheme Named After Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Cabinet Approves ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’, Groundwater Scheme Named After Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL), approved by the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi focuses on strengthening sustainable groundwater management and will be implemented with support from World Bank ...
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Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive

Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive
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For the on-going beach clean-up drive, the centre has directed district administration in 10 coastal states to ensure participation of at least 200 students from each district ...
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Gujarat Ranked First In Water Management: NITI Aayog Report

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Releasing the second edition of the Composite Water Management Index, the government think tank said that 80% of states assessed on the Index over the last three years have improved their water management scores, with an average improvement of +5.2 points ...
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Heroes Of Swachh India: Defying All Odds Dr. Rajendra Singh, The Waterman Of India Is Reviving Water Bodies Using Traditional Conservation Methods

Heroes Of Swachh India: Defying All Odds Dr. Rajendra Singh, The Waterman Of India Is Reviving Water Bodies Using Traditional Conservation Methods
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The Waterman of India, Dr. Rajendra Singh who has transformed the drought-prone landscapes of Rajasthan into flourishing eco-systems, through indigenous water harvesting methods talks about river pollution, and aspirations to revive the dried-up water bodies across the country ...
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Pilot Project Of Water Conservation On Yamuna Flood Plain Inaugurated

Pilot Project Of Water Conservation On Yamuna Flood Plain Inaugurated
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As part of the Yamuna flood plains water storage project, artificial reservoirs are being created on the Yamuna flood plains, to collect floodwater and recharge groundwater ...
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Over 3.5 Lakh Water Conservation Measures Taken Up Under Jal Shakti Abhiyan, Says Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Over 3.5 Lakh Water Conservation Measures Taken Up Under Jal Shakti Abhiyan, Says Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha
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Chairing the review, Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha listed the efforts by the Jal Shakti Abhiyan which include 1.54 lakh water conservation and rainwater harvesting measures and 20,000 rejuvenation of traditional water bodies among others ...
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Level Of Toxic Matters Going Up In Rivers, Chemical Fertilisers Contaminating Groundwater: Central Government

Level Of Toxic Matters Going Up In Rivers, Chemical Fertilisers Contaminating Groundwater: Central Government
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As per the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, groundwater contamination in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha is at alarming level and only 37 per cent of sewage water was being treated in the country before entering into the rivers ...
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Over Rs. 5,800 Crore Sanctioned For Cleaning 34 Polluted Rivers: Ministry Of Environment

Over Rs. 5,800 Crore Sanctioned For Cleaning 34 Polluted Rivers: Ministry Of Environment
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Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Babul Supriyo told the parliament that 351 stretches of polluted rivers have been identified by Central Pollution Control Board which will be cleaned under the National River Conservation Plan ...
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Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai

Rainwater Harvesting: Conserve To Consume, Says This 40-year-old From Mumbai
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’99 per cent of the wells in Mumbai have dried up’, says 40-year-old Subhajit Mukherjee, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai, who has come up with a cost-effective solution to conserve rainwater and recharge ground water ...
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Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut
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The government has launched ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to ensure drinking water to all by 2024, however, it slashed budget for major schemes for the conservation of water sources like National Ganga Plan, National River Conservation Groundwater Management ...
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