PM Narendra Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday flagged off the 'Atal Bhujal Yojana', a scheme aimed a...
22% of India’s groundwater dried up or in critical state: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
The ‘Dynamic Ground Water Resources of India’ report of th...
Govt sanctions 305 projects for Clean Ganga Mission: Shekhawat
Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said a total of 305 projects ...
Around 22% groundwater has either dried up or in critical category: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
"Our dependence on groundwater is 65 per cent. It is not infinite. It is invisible, so we don't know how much water is being used. Almost 22 per cent of ground water has either dried up or is in the critical category. The government is mapping aquifers," Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said at an event here.
Have advised states to charge water fee for infra upkeep: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
"In 6 lakh villages, ensuring drinking water supply will generate new employment as plumbing will be required everywhere. Sustainable development goals apart, the Jal Jeevan Mission provides a huge oppotunity for business and for employment, " Jal Shakti minister said.
India will achieve the target of safe drinking water for all by 2024, says Jalshakti minister Shekhawat
India extracts half of the total ground water used by the entire world. Our ground water usage is more than the combined ground water usage of USA and China. The study of India's groundwater aquifers will be completed in next two years, Shekhawat said. The Jalshakti minister also emphasised the need for the states to work towards seamless data transfer on water.
Notion that Ganga is polluted is wrong: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Shekhawat asserted that the government has launched water resources information system (WRIS) under which all states have been asked to give soil, moisture, ground water level, rain data etc.
British Hindus expected to vote for Conservatives in elections
A group of British Indians have been campaigning for “pro-India” candidates in 40 seats, the majority of which are Conservative candidates. A large number of PIO Sikhs and Muslims “were still with Labour”, Political analyst Kapil Dudakia claimed. The British-Indian vote will also help Tory candidate Alok Sharma increase his majority in Reading West.
PM chairs meeting of Ganga council in Kanpur
The PM chaired the meeting of the council at Chandra Shekhar Azad Agriculture University. He reviewed the works completed under the project so far and exchanged notes on cleaning the Ganga with dignitaries, officials said. The meeting chaired by the PM was attended by chief ministers Yogi Adityanath and Trivendra Singh Rawat, respectively.
NMCG organizes the '4th India Water Impact Summit 2019' in New Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) le...
Gajendra Shekhawat to launch Jal Shakti Abhiyan today
The scheme aims to make water conservation and promotion of irrigation efficiency a mass movement.
God gave brains to senior Congress leaders: Shekhawat on advise to not 'demonise' Modi
Shekhawat said: "I want to thank Jairam Ramesh and I am glad that God has given some brains to senior Congress leaders when they say that governance of PM Modi should be studied."
Swedish royal couple visits India to promote investment & innovation partnership
The Swedish Royal couple - King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia - will travel to India between December 1 and 6. This is his third trip to India, the earlier visits being a State Visit in 1993 and a visit leading Royal Technology Mission in 2005. During his visit, the King will hold talks with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India plans water offensive on Pakistan
Pakistan’s water supply will be ‘choked’. Pakistan will be left ‘high and dry’ as India plans water offensive. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gaj...
Water crisis an opportunity to become surplus nation: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Jal Shakti minister
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat just laid out a detailed road map on water for the next five years.
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