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केंद्र की योजनाएंSocial welfare & Empowerment

Jal Shakti Abhiyan – Catch the Rain

The Ministry of Jal Shakti was established in May 2019 under the Government of India. Two ministries namely the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, as well as the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, were merged together to form the Ministry of Jal Shakti.This ministry has been formed with the primary objective of tackling India’s prolonged battle against mounting water challenges and water resource related issues that the country has been facing over the past few decades.

OVERVIEW OF NEW JAL SHAKTI MINISTRY

NameNEW JAL SHAKTI MINISTRY
FormedMay 2019
Formed after merger ofThe Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Cabinet Minister Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State Bishweswar Tudu, Minister of State
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Implementation the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) and Jal Jeevan Mission
SectorCentral sector
Objectivetackling India’s prolonged battle against mounting water challenges and water resource related issues that the country has been facing over the past few decades
Official websitehttps://jsactr.mowr.gov.in/

OBJECTIVE AND BENEFITS OF NEW JAL SHAKTI MINISTRY 

The Jal Shakti Ministry focuses on issues such as international and inter-state water disputes, cleaning of the Ganga, its tributaries and sub-tributaries and also aims in providing clean drinking water. The formation of this ministry targets the mounting water challenges faced by India over the past few decades.

Some important schemes/initiatives/programmes that are taken care of by the Jal Shakti Ministry are:

• Jal Jeevan Mission

• Jal Shakti Abhiyan

Atal Bhujal Yojana

• Namami Gange Programme

• National Aquifer Mapping Programme

• PM Krishi Sinchayee Yojana 

EXTERNAL LINKS

• Atal Bhujal Yojana

https://ataljal.mowr.gov.in/

यह भी पढ़ें ->   Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)