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Jal Kranti Abhiyan is being celebrated to consolidate water conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach involving all stakeholders, making it a mass movement.

The objectives of Jal Kranti Abhiyan are

  1. Strengthening grass root involvement of all stakeholders including Panchayati Raj Institutions and local bodies in the water security and development schemes
  2. Encouraging the adoption/utilization of traditional knowledge in water resources conservation and its management;
  3. To utilize sector level expertise from different levels in government, NGO’s, citizens etc;
  4. Enhancing livelihood security through water security in rural areas.

Activities undertaken –

1. Jal Gram Yojana, 2. Development of Model Command Area, 3 Pollution abatement, 4. Mass Awareness Programme.

Jal Gram Yojana – Under this two villages in every district) are being selected and an integrated water security plan is prepared to ensure optimum and sustainable utilization of water.

Funding – No separate fund have been allotted and various expenditure will be met from existing schemes of Central/State Governments, such as PMKSY, MGNREGA, RRR of water bodies, AIBP et