Last week the monsoon arrived in the city and the locals harvested rainwater at railway stations, government offices, school, colleges, and private residences
Her remarks came a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged everyone to work for water conservation.
Namita Pokhare was attacked by her brother-in-law by a sickle after the tussle on sharing of water
Urging people to conserve water, Modi said he has three requests to make to people from all walks of life.
As per the Metrological department record, the state has been receiving less rainfall compared to the last decade.
The newly set up Jal Shakti Ministry furnished the CGWB data to Parliament in response to a query from Haryana BJP MP Ramesh Chander Kaushik.
Left with barely 4.95 per cent water stocks in all the lakes, the BMC has now started using its precious water reserves to quench the thirst of the city’s 17 million people.
Residents across the cities are practicing rainwater harvesting and trying their best to emulate the same model to beat the water crisis.
Villagers have been continuously protesting for over two months seeking a resolution to their water crisis, but to no avail.
Family’s repeated requests to civic authorities to provide water to his colony have fallen on deaf ears.
The major water bodies have dried up due to rainfall deficit in the past two years.
The TWAD Board has taken up SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, for the last 15 days on all the 556 Combined Water Supply Schemes (CWSS) all over the state
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Various hotels and restaurants in the city have also urged their customers to conserve water and conveyed their inability to offer lunch.
To expedite projects related to water resources, the Modi government would release Rs 9,000 crore to UP which includes water-starved regions of Bundelkhand and Vindhyachal.
Earlier this week, the Tamil Nadu government requested the Centre for sanctioning nearly Rs 5,000 crore for drinking water supply schemes in the state.
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