National Conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan to be held

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti will inaugurate a national conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan in New Delhi .

About 700 participants representing various stakeholder groups such as farmers, panchayat members, NGOs and students will attend the day-long conference.
Ministry of Water Resources and River Development had launched Jal Kranti Abhiyan on June, 2015 to consolidate water conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach involving all stakeholders. 
One of the main objectives of the Abhiyan is strengthening grass root involvement of all stakeholders including Panchayati Raj institutions and local bodies for participatory irrigation management.

Source- The Indian Express

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