MINISTRY OF JAL SHAKTI
Why Modi's water policy is a timely intervention
If the Jal Jeevan Mission succeeds, water will be the Modi administration’s true revolution.
8,000 block level plastic waste management units on anvil
Every village will be asked to start waste segregation and send its plastic waste t...
Panchayats, local bodies to decide water charges
The Centre has decided that it will not prescribe a price structure for water usage under it...
Jal Shakti ministry to oppose environment ministry’s ground water suggestions
Jal Shakti believes that there’s ambiwguity in the recommendations, which it alleges were made without adequate consultation with all stakeholders.
Jal Shakti Abhiyan to get measured up- satellite backed sensors for real time measurement of ground water level
All Central Prabhari Officers have been told to ensure ‘measurement’ of ground water levels.
Centre to push for Maharashtra-like water regulator for states
The recently created Jal Shakti ministry has found a part of the answer in Maharashtra’s water regulatory model.
Gajendra Shekhawat to launch Jal Shakti Abhiyan today
The scheme aims to make water conservation and promotion of irrigation efficiency a mass movement.
Govt's Cleanliness Survey to cover 17,500 villages
It is expected that more than 2.5 crore people will provide their feedback using mobile App and IVR system, government officials said.
Coal India advances target for one billion tonnes production by two years to 2024
It was earlier planning to achieve annual production capacity target of one billion tonnes by 2019-20. However, lack of adequate demand and a plethora of issues with respect to raising production levels had forced the company to push back the deadline to 2025-26. This year its production target is 660 million tonnes which it may not achieve either.
Coal India likely to offer 10,000 new jobs: Pralhad Joshi
"It is heartening to know that Coal India has planned for huge capital investments for its works and expansion programmes, along with bringing in new technologies in its operations. The company will also be on hiring personnel and I am hopeful that it will achieve all assigned goals on time," the minister said.
Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Every city to rejuvenate at least 1 water body
The ministry has told the urban local bodies that “every city must initiate action to revive at least one water body during Jal Shakti Abhiyan.”
Over 3.5 lakh water conservation measures taken up under Jal Shakti Abhiyan
The outcome of the first phase of the JSA was announced at a review meeting by Cabinet Secretary in New Delhi on Friday.
Government forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry by merging Water Resources and Drinking Water Ministries
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat took charge of the ministry on Friday, a day after he was sworn in as minister.
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.
Government allocated Rs 20,000 crore for 'Namami Gange' in last 5 years
Minister of State in Jal Shakti Ministry Rattan Lal Kataria demanded that construction of dams should be stopped to save the Ganga.
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