Rain Water Harvesting Current Affairs - 2020

Jal Jeevan Mission: Funds allocated to Assam and Bihar

The Central Government has allocated Rs 1,832 crores to Bihar and Rs 1,407 crores to Assam under Jal Jeevan Mission. Assam In Assam, the Jal Jeevan mission aims to provide tap connections to over 13 lakh rural households by 2020-21. The state aims weaker and marginalized sections on priority basis. Village Action Plans have been Read More…

Ground Water Act, 2020 approved by UP cabinet

On February 11, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved Ground Water Act-2020. The act aims to improve ground water level. Key Features of the act The act makes the registration of submersible pumps mandatory. The farmers and domestic users need not pay fees to use the pumps. The act Read More…

mHariyali app launched

The mHariyali mobile application was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to encourage public engagement in planting trees and Green drives. The application provides automatic geo – tagging of plants. It will hence enable the nodal officers to periodically monitor the plantation. What is the initiation all about? The Ministry of Housing Read More…

Gujarat Launches Second Edition of Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan

The government of Gujarat has launched the second edition of the water conservation scheme Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan. Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan The scheme aims to deepen water bodies in the state before monsoon to increase storage of rainwater to be used during times of scarcity. The scheme involves cleaning and desilting of Read More…