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Tag: Water Conservation

'Mann Ki Baat': PM Modi Stresses On Water Conservation
'Mann Ki Baat': PM Modi Stresses On Water Conservation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to the people to start a 100-day ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign to conserve water ahead of the summer. Addressing the country in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister said, “This is the best time to think about water conservation in the summer […]

Column: Water Conservation Need Of The Hour

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: It is often said that the next world war would be fought over water which, considering its fast depletion, has become a resource more valuable than oil. Yet water conservation is yet to become a priority area for the government. While huge quantity of water is wasted daily in both rural […]

Forest Department Gears Up To Tackle Water Scarcity In Rourkela

Rourkela: With an objective to resolve the issue of water scarcity during summer season in Rourkela, the Forest department officials have started a new project in the Steel City by preserving rainwater. As per official sources, a hill watershed project in Durgapur hill has been taken up at a cost of Rs 4 crore to […]

Odisha youth develops smart gadget to save water

Koraput: At a time when water conservation has become a global issue, a science graduate from Odisha’s Koraput district has come up with a smart device which can efficiently curb the water wastage at domestic level besides saving electricity and reducing bills. Sri Kumar Satpathy of Kotpad in Koraput district has developed the multi tasking […]

Govt to complete 10 lakh projects related to water conservation under MGNREGA in its first 100 days

New Delhi: The Centre has set a target of completing one million projects linked to water conservation under rural employment scheme MGNREGA in the first 100 days of the government, a senior official said on Tuesday. Over the past five years, MGNREGA has become the main force that is driving water conservation efforts across rural […]

Modi Govt Launches 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' For Water Conservation

New Delhi: On the lines of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, the Central government on Monday launched ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ – a campaign for water conservation and water security, in the wake of an acute water crisis in the country. Teams of officers from the Central government will visit and work with district administration in 1,592 […]

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NABARD launches Water Conservation Campaign

Bhubaneswar: NABARD today announced the launch of a major Water Conservation Campaign covering around one lakh villages in vulnerable and water stressed areas of the country during the current year. The campaign, launched on the occasion of the World Water Day, would target more specifically areas where the ground water is over exploited, NABARD officials […]