Water Management – Institutional Reforms, Conservation Efforts, etc.

Progress of Jal Kranti Abhiyan reviewed

Ministry of Water Resources proposed to extend the programme for 2 more years

  1. The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation initiated Jal Kranti Abhiyan during 2015-16
  2. For creating awareness on aspects of water security and water conservation.
  3. The Abhiyan was inaugurated by Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in Rajasthan in June 2015.
  4. Under Jal Kranti Abhiyan, 2 villages, preferably facing acute water scarcity are being selected as “Jal Grams”.
  5. An integrated water security plan, water conservation and allied activities are being planned by Panchayat level committee to ensure optimum and sustainable utilization of water.
  6. Totally 1348 villages have to be identified in 674 districts, out of which 1001 have been selected as Jal Grams.
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