PM Narendra Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday flagged off the 'Atal Bhujal Yojana', a scheme aimed a...
PM chairs meeting of Ganga council in Kanpur
The PM chaired the meeting of the council at Chandra Shekhar Azad Agriculture University. He rev...
22% of India’s groundwater dried up or in critical state: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
The ‘Dynamic Ground Water Resources of India’ report of th...
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.
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...
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.
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.
Govt sanctions 305 projects for Clean Ganga Mission: Shekhawat
Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said a total of 305 projects have so far been sanctioned at an estimated cost of Rs. 28,613.75 crore, out of which 109 projects have been completed and rest are at various stages of implementation.
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.
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.
GoM meets to discuss regulating e-pharmacies
The GoM was set up after government failed to push the proposal to legalise online pharmacies within 100 days of Modi govt’s second term, following opposition from the brick and mortar pharmacies. “The first meeting of GoM to regulate e-pharmacies was held on October 30." The health ministry made a presentation, explaining its position on the issue.
Sasken appoints Gajendra Singh Chowhan as SVP and Head, Business Lines
Sasken is a listed company and had more than 1800 employees at the end of March 2019.
Steps taken by Centre to mitigate impact of global economic slowdown: Union minister
"Entire world is passing through the phase of economic slowdown. We are on the top of the list of the best performing countries," Shekhawat said.
Water tops Rajasthan agenda: Deputy CM Sachin Pilot
Sachin Pilot said that water has always been of top the Congress government’s agenda. “
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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