The Government of India has established the National Water Mission as one of the eight National Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change.
OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL WATER MISSION
|Name||National water mission|
|Also known as||NWM|
|Launched by||Government of India|
|Nodal ministry||Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation|
|Tagline||Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
|Objective||conservation of water|
OBJECTIVE AND BENEFITS OF NATIONAL WATER MISSION
The main objective of NWM is “conservation of water, minimizing wastage and ensuring its more equitable distribution both across and within States through integrated water resources development and management”.
•Indian water policy