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28-Sep-2019 New Delhi

Centre will soon come out with an updated National Water Policy

Government of India will soon come out with an updated version of  National Water Policy to effect key changes in Water Governance Structure, Regulatory Framework, besides setting up of a National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency. Speaking at the valedictory...

27-Sep-2019 New Delhi

National Launch of 10 Year Rural Sanitation Strategy (2019-2029)

The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, GoI launched the 10 Year Rural Sanitation Strategy (2019-2029), which focus on sustaining the sanitation behavior change that has been achieved under the Swachh Bharat Mission...

25-Sep-2019 New Delhi

National Water Mission Awards- 2019 Presented

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Sekhawat said that water conservation along with water-harvesting and judicious and multiple use of water are key to tackle the water challenge in India. Speaking after giving away the National Water Mission Awards-2019...

24-Sep-2019 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates 6th India Water Week – 2019

Union Minister for Jal Shakti  Gajendra Singh Sekhawat said that India is eager to share the best practices and also to learn from experiences of others on all important  issues relating to water, as such discussions help in fine tuning policies...

06-Sep-2019 New Delhi

President of India graces Swachh Mahotsav 2019

At the Swachh Mahotsav event in New Delhi today, The President Ramnath Kovind today complimented the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) for inspiring historic behavior  change in the country and putting forth a model for the world to replicate. He also gave...

23-Aug-2019 New Delhi

NITI Aayog releases Report on the Composite Water Management Index 2.0

To supplement the efforts of Jal Shakti Ministry, NITI Aayog has prepared the second Round of Composite Water Management Index (CWMI 2.0).The Report was launched today by Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, and Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman,...

14-Aug-2019 New Delhi

India’s Largest Rural Sanitation Survey Launched

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019 (SSG 2019) in the capital today. To be instituted from August 14 to September 30, 2019, SSG 2019 will cover 17,450 villages in 698 districts across India and include...

27-Jul-2019 Ranchi

Capacity Strengthening Initiative for 2.5 lakh Panchayats launched

The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, today launched the capacity strengthening initiative of the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti, in Ranchi, Jharkhand. He was joined at the event by the Minister...

01-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Jal Shakti Abhiyan for Water Conservation Launched

Union Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, today announced the commencement of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan - a campaign for water conservation and water security. The campaign will run through citizen participation during the monsoon season, from 1st...

26-Jun-2019 New Delhi

WAPCOS celebrates Golden Jubilee

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was the Chief Guest at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of WAPCOS here and said that WAPCOS is an important organization, which had not only taken path breaking developmental activities, but also came...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

'Groundwater more contaminated in non-ODF villages'

Groundwater sources were likely to be contaminated by 12.7 times in the villages that have not become open defecation free (ODF) as compared to those free from open defecation, reveals a study by UNICEF.The study titled "The Environmental Impact of the Swachh Bharat...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat gives away Ganga Quest 2019 Awards

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Shakti today stressed on the need for a people’s movement for protection of environment in general and conservation of water in particular. He was speaking during an event organized by National Mission for Clean...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Second phase of Swachh Bharat soon : Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday said that the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission would be launched soon, with the objective of controlling the menace of liquid and solid waste in rural areas.Speaking at an event organised...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Ganga will be cleaned in two years : Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Reacting to criticism over 'Namami Gange' project failing to show results, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday said the capacity building programmes were underway and visible changes will be seen in the next two years.Speaking at an...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Modi keeps promise, creates Jal Shakti ministry

Delivering his first election promise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday constituted a Ministry for "Jal Shakti" and appointed Gajendra Singh Shekhawat as its Minister.The newly-created Ministry will replace the previous Water Resources, River Development...

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