PM Narendra Modi participated in the "Gujarat Gaurav Abhiyan" program and inaugurated several development projects in the State, on June 10. As per ANI, PM Modi laid foundation stones and inaugurated growth projects worth Rs 3,050 crores, aiming for water supply, boosting connectivity, and enhancement in living standards. Furthermore, PM Modi also inaugurated AM Naik Healthcare Complex and Nirali Multi Speciality Hospital in Navsari… read-more
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered to completion of the water projects under the "Jal Jeevan Mission" in the State. Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government emphasized the completion of water projects and said, providing free water is their top-most priority in UP, for people. The statement of the CM came while he was inspecting the progress of the Kachnoda dam project in Lalitpur. Furthermore, he ordered to speed-up work… read-more
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Inspection of the Mullaperiyar Dam was done by Minister Durai Murugan on November 5, due to the concerns raised by Kerala Government about the safety of the dam. Furthermore, the current water… read-more
Telangana government sanctioned Rs. 1200 crores to improve drinking water supply of Hyderabad Urban local bodies and Gram Panchayats. The work will be done by Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewarage Board (HMWS&SB). Under the Mission Bhagiratha program, the project aims to cover left-out areas around Greater Hyderabad till 2036. The project work includes construction of additional service reservoirs for 137 UMLD, pipelines for… read-more
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The Water Resources Ministries of India and Bangladesh, on March 16, discussed flood management and speedy execution of the Teesta water pact. Sharing 54 common rivers, both nations agreed to collaborate on issues, including curbing river pollution, riverbank protection, basin management during the day-long meeting at New Delhi. While the next secretary-level talks will be conducted in Dhaka, the meeting was held ahead of PM Narendra Modi… read-more
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Arvind Kejriwal, on September 26, said that government intends to improve water supply in Delhi to match upto the levels of developed countries. Addressing the press, he clarified that the government had no intentions to privatise water supply but has plans to hire consultants to improve water supply management. He promised to make water available throughout the day at sufficient pressure and also give accountability for each drop.
Courtesy: The Indian Express
The officials from Public Health Engineering Department have started working, under the 'Jal Jeevan Mission', to ensure water supply to every house in J&K. Reportedly, under the mission, Rs 6000 crore has been allotted to Jammu and Rs.4,000 crore to Kashmir. Few areas in Srinagar and Budgam districts have already been covered under the scheme and the department aims to achieve 100% coverage by December 2021.
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On August 29, Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi approved 500 water projects worth Rs 10,000 crore in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. During a virtual meet at Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, PM Modi stated that "both the Centre and the UP government are committed towards development of Bundelkhand region and restore its historic identity and past glory". He further said that projects worth Rs 3,000 crore are already in-… read-more
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