Success Story Contest on Water Conservation

Success Story Contest on Water Conservation
Start Date :
Dec 01, 2021
Last Date :
Jan 31, 2022
23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
Submission Closed

Jal Shakti Abhiyan – Catch the Rainwith the tagline “Catch the Rain- where it falls, when it falls” is a nationwide campaign launched by Sri NARENDRA MODI, Hon’ble Prime ...

Jal Shakti Abhiyan – Catch the Rainwith the tagline “Catch the Rain- where it falls, when it falls” is a nationwide campaign launched by Sri NARENDRA MODI, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 22.03.2021, World Water day to nudge states and stakeholders to create appropriate Rain Water Harvesting structures (RWHS), suitable to the climatic condition and sub soil strata of the area, with people’s active participation.

The campaign was launched to create large scale awareness on water conservation so that “Jal Andolan” becomes a “Jan Andolan”. This campaign covers all rural and urban areas of all districts in the country, making it one of the largest Rain Water Harvesting campaigns ever in the world. Apart from maintenance of old and traditional RWHS, creation of new RWHS; preparation of a geo-tagged, GIS based data- base of all water bodies in the country and using it for scientific planning of new RWHS; setting up of Jal Shakti Kendras, a single-window water resource knowledge centre in all district headquarters; afforestation etc are part of this campaign. National Water Mission (nwm.gov.in), Ministry of Jal Shakti Govt of India is the nodal agency for implementing and monitoring the campaign. “JSA: CTR” is not just a government programme but a duty of every citizens of India to take up responsibility for water conservation and work towards building up of better future for the country.

National Water Mission, MoJS under “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain” campaign invites entries for “Share Your Success story on Water” from participants from all age groups from all over India with an objective of creating awareness as well as encouraging the initiatives being taken up in the field of water conservation and sustainable development of water resources for the future.

The participants will have to post their success story especially for the initiatives taken for water conservation/pond transformation in their region which will comprise of Writes-ups (not more than 300 words) with pictures (which may include selfies with the transformed water structure of before and after transformation) which must depict its positive impacts along with it utility for the area/region along with its future benefits. The participants will share their Stories and pictures on My Gov portal.

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The last date of submission is 31st January 2022

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