GAJENDRA SINGH SHEKHAWAT
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...
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. I...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
God gave brains to senior Congress leaders: Shekhawat on advise to not 'demonise' Modi
Shekhawat said: "I want to thank Jairam Ramesh and I am glad that God has given some brains to senior Congress leaders when they say that governance of PM Modi should be studied."
India plans water offensive on Pakistan
Pakistan’s water supply will be ‘choked’. Pakistan will be left ‘high and dry’ as India plans water offensive. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gaj...
Gajendra Shekhawat to launch Jal Shakti Abhiyan today
The scheme aims to make water conservation and promotion of irrigation efficiency a mass movement.
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.
Lok Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill
The provisions of the bill is proposed to be applied to all specified dams in the country which have height of more than 15 metres, or between 10 metres to 15 metres.
Lok Sabha passes Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill
The Lower House approved the bill, which seeks to amend the Inter State River Water Disputes Act, 1956, by a voice vote.
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