The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) under the Ministry of Jal Shakti has jointly organised an IDEAthon on “The future of River Management’ with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA). This unique webinar was held to explore how the COVID-19 crisis can shape the River Management strategies for the future and featured the participation of global experts.
The webinar “IDEAthon” analysed how the social angle of rivers can be leveraged on to address other crises. It also emphasized about river management and also highlighted the interconnectivity of Cities with the River. NIUA and Namami Gange are also planning to release a policy paper based on the deliberations of the IDEAthon.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister for Jal Shakti: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.