Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 12, 20212021-10-12T01:12:30+05:30 2021-10-12T01:12:30+05:30In: Law What is “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain” Campaign? What is “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain” Campaign? current affairsscience Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-12T01:21:28+05:30Added an answer on October 12, 2021 at 1:21 am Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA): Catch the Rain (CTR)” campaign on the occasion of World Water Day (22nd March). About the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign The Campaign will be taken up in all districts, rural as well as urban areas, of the country. Theme: The main theme of the campaign will be “Catch the Rain, where it falls when it falls”. Objective: The campaign is being launched as a Jan Andolan to take water conservation at the grass-roots level through people’s participation to accelerate water conservation across the country. The campaign is intended to nudge the State and all stakeholders to create Rain Water Harvesting Structures (RWHS) suitable to the climatic conditions and sub-soil strata to ensure storage of rainwater, as rains falling in the four/fi ve months of monsoon are the only source of water for most parts of the country. Implementing Agency: It will be implemented through the department of drinking water and sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti. Implementation Period: The campaign will be implemented during the period 22ndMarch 2021 to 30th November 2021 – the pre-monsoon and monsoon period in the country. De-centralized program: Gram Sabhas will be held in all Gram Panchayats of each district (except in the poll-bound States) to discuss issues related to water conservation. ” These Gram Sabhas will also take “Jal Shapath” or Oath for water conservation. Intervention areas: Water conservation and rainwater harvesting, Renovation of traditional and other water bodies, Reuse of recharge structures, Watershed development, and Intensive afforestation. The Ken Betwa Link Project Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh also signed a historic agreement to implement the Ken Betwa Link Project (KBP). This agreement will herald the beginning of inter-state cooperation to implement to carry water from areas that have surplus water to drought-prone and water defi cit areas through the interlinking of rivers. Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP) Interlinking of rivers: KBLP involves the transfer of water from the Ken to the Betwa River. It will be through the construction of Daudhan Dam and a canal linking the two rivers, the Lower Orr Project, Kotha Barrage, and Bina Complex Multipurpose Project. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA): Catch the Rain (CTR)” campaign on the occasion of World Water Day (22nd March).
About the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign
The Ken Betwa Link Project
Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP)