2015 to be celebrated as Year of Water Conservation in India
The year 2015-16 will be observed as water conservation year in India. Recently, it was announced by the Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti while inaugurating an international seminar on water risk and water stewardship held at New Delhi.
To mark this conservation year, a public movement will be launched. The cooperation of state governments, NGOs, civil society, youth and retired personnel will be taken to meet efforts aimed at conserving water.
As per minister, public movement has become a necessity for conservation of water and river in the country as it is an important element of development.