Jal Shakti | National Water Policy

Over 3.5 lakh Water Conservation Measures taken up in a single month as nationwide Jal Shakti Abhiyan
Over 3.5 lakh Water Conservation Measures taken up in a single month as nationwide Jal Shakti Abhiyan

PIB News Update: The Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Rattan Lal Katatria  has informed that To address the present challenges in water sector, revision of National Water Policy has been envisaged and a drafting committee has been constituted on 5th November, 2019 to revise the National Water Policy within a term of six months. Due to the work being affected due to COVID-19 pandemic, the term of the Committee has been extended up to 31st October, 2020.The said committee is working towards finalizing its report at present.

The proposed National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency (NBWUE) will have the overall responsibility of improving water use efficiency across various sectors, namely irrigation, drinking water supply, power generation, industries, cities and all other areas where water is used.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*