Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 7 (ANI): Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday announced that a month-long river rafting expedition between Devprayag in Uttarakhand to Ganga Sagar in West Bengal will be held between October 10 and November 12.
Updated : 2 weeks, 1 day ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 3 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the central government to take up canalisation of the state's three eastern rivers of the Indus Water System as a national project, to enable the conservation of water and enhancement of the re
Updated : 3 weeks, 2 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Jal Shakti on Wednesday organised an exhibition as part of the sixth edition of India Water Week in New Delhi.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday called on Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and urged the Centre to evolve a comprehensive mechanism to check recurrence of floods in the state.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday said that the depleting groundwater level, overexploitation and deteriorating quality of water are major challenges in providing clean drinking water.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed solidarity with the flood-affected states and assured all possible support required in tackling the situation
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday wrote a letter to Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat seeking assistance for the proposed scheme to link Godavari and Krishna rivers to provide water for irriga
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 2 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday took up discussion on Dam Safety Bill, 2019 which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country with Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stating that the Centre had no intention to take rights
New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill that proposes to set up an Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal to resolve water disputes in a time-bound manner with Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat saying that there was a need to focus on water ma
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the Jal Shakti Ministry will work with all states to provide water to all rural households by 2024 under the 'Jal Jeevan Mission'.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Mandya (Karnataka), Jun 28 (ANI): Farmers' protest in Mandya entered into the eighth day on Friday as the state government deployed additional forces to tighten security around Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): In the portfolio allocation, which was announced on Friday, a new ministry, Jal Shakti, has been introduced, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll promise of providing safe drinking water to people.