Water Conservation

Water Conservation

The World’s Water Crisis Is Not Simply Coming, It Is Here And Children Are The Worst Victims, Says UNICEF

The World's Water Crisis Is Not Simply Coming, It Is Here And Children Are The Worst Victims, Says UNICEF
News Water Supply
According to an analysis done by the United Nations Children's Fund, one in five children globally do not have enough water to meet their everyday needs ...
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World Water Day 2021: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Asks To ‘Catch The Rain’ For The Future

World Water Day 2021 Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Asks To ‘Catch The Rain’ For The Future
News World Water Day Special
World Water Day 2021: Padma Shree awardee and sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sculpture promoting government’s ‘catch the rain’ campaign and urging people to practise rainwater harvesting ...
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World Water Day 2021: PM Modi Launches ‘Catch The Rain’ Campaign, Calls For Water Conservation

World Water Day 2021 PM Modi Launches ‘Catch The Rain’ Campaign, Calls For Water Conservation
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World Water Day 2021: At the launch of ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign, PM Modi said it is our responsibility to provide water to our future generations ...
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India At UN General Assembly Stresses Need For Building Resilient Systems For Sustainable Use Of Water

India At UN General Assembly Stresses Need For Building Resilient Systems For Sustainable Use Of Water
News Water Supply
Speaking at a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) high-level meeting, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that India has been implementing a time-bound strategy to achieve Sustainable Development Goal-6, keeping in mind that by 2030, water demand will outpace water availability by two times ...
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Like In Fight Against COVID-19, World Needs To Unite Against Water Crisis: Jal Shakti Minister

Like In Fight Against COVID-19, World Needs To Unite Against Water Crisis: Jal Shakti Minister
News Water Supply
According to Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, the central government is working on the Atal Bhujal Yojna, an initiative to map and recharge aquifers and conserve groundwater in collaboration with the World Bank ...
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Surat Generating Massive Revenue By Selling Treated Water Of River Tapi To Industries

Surat Generating Massive Revenue By Selling Treated Water Of River Tapi To Industries
Gujarat News
Surat Municipal Corporation is providing 115 million litres per day (MLD) water to local industries and generating revenue of Rs. 140 crores from recycled water ...
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7 Lakh Water Bodies Being Restored In Country This Year: Union Jal Shakti Minister

7 Lakh Water Bodies Being Restored In Country This Year: Union Jal Shakti Minister
News Water Supply
According to Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, almost Rs. 30,000 crores had been allocated by the 15th Finance Commission for providing drinking water facilities and ensuring cleanliness in villages ...
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World Bank Sanctions Over Rs. 3,000 Crore To Enhance Namami Gange Programme

World Bank Sanctions Rs. 3000 Crore To Enhance Namami Gange Programme
Ganga Clean-Up News
The amount sanctioned by the World Bank will be used for taking up projects on tributaries of river Ganga with a view to address pollution abatement in the entire Ganga Basin ...
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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
News Water Supply
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
Swachh Warriors Tamil Nadu
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
News Water Supply
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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