Tag: water conservation

Taj Mahal precinct to contribute in replenishment of groundwater table

There are many historical buildings of varied architectural styles built for water harvesting that are spread across the country. Vasant Kumar Swarnkar, superintending archaeologist of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Agra Circle informed that the decision was taken to spread the message that Taj Mahal, a place of immense historical and architectural importance which sees […]

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Mega Reservoir to collect Flood Water in the Floodplains

The Yamuna Floodplain Natural Water Storage project proposed is the first of its kind in the country and is expected to do both, curb the flooding and water conservation in the floodplains between Palla and Wazirabad. Yamuna’s water surge has displaced a lot of people but might prove to be a boon for the government […]

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan to work in water-stressed areas of India

To address water scarcity, Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on 1st July 2019. Under this campaign, steps will be taken to ensure water conservation and water security with community participation from 1st July 2019 to 15th September 2019. An additional Phase II of this project will be […]

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Social media to play key role in water conservation campaign by BMC

In order to make citizens more informed about the importance of water conservation, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has designed a mass awareness drive with the use of social media. Its media campaign extends from the print to television, radio and the internet. It has implemented 20% water cuts owing to reduced water supply. A further […]

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