A- A A+
Last Updated : Jan 25 2021 2:56PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
President Ram Nath Kovind asks countrymen to always respect valuable right to vote            PM Modi lauds extraordinary talent displayed by Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees            President Kovind to address nation today on eve of 72nd Republic Day            Centre releases 13th instalment of Rs 6,000 cr to states to meet GST compensation shortfall            Over 16 lakh people administered Covid-19 vaccines in country; COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 96.83 per cent           

National News

Dec 17, 2020
8:46AM

Like in fight against COVID-19, world needs to come together to meet challenges of water sector says Jal Shakti Minister

@gssjodhpur
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that the world needs to come together to meet the challenges of the water sector in the same way as the world has united in fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic. Addressing the concluding session of the 5th India Water Impact Summit in New Delhi, Mr Shekhawat said, the focal point of discussion on the last day of summit was River Conservation Synchronised Navigation and Flood Management. He pointed out that the conference resulted in greater interaction between investors and stakeholders in the water sector to promote international cooperation between India and many foreign countries for water and river management.
 
Talking about ground water, Mr Shekhawat said, government is working on the Atal Bhujal Yojna, a pioneering initiative to map and recharge aquifers and conserve ground water in collaboration with the World Bank. He said that the scheme has been formed with the main objective of strengthening the institutional structure for groundwater management and bringing about behavioural changes at the community level.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 25 (Jan) Midday News 25 (Jan) Evening News 24 (Jan) Hourly 25 (Jan) (1300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 25 (Jan) दोपहर समाचार 24 (Jan) समाचार संध्या 24 (Jan) प्रति घंटा समाचार 25 (Jan) (1310hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 25 (Jan) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Jan) Khabrein(Eve) 24 (Jan)
Aaj Savere 25 (Jan) Parikrama 24 (Jan)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 24 (Jan) Samayki 1 (Jan) Sports Scan 24 (Jan) Spotlight/News Analysis 24 (Jan) Employment News 24 (Jan) रोजगार समाचार 24 (Jan) World News 24 (Jan) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 24 (Jan) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 16 (Jan) North East Diary 24 (Jan)