World Water Day: Key Highlights of PM Narendra Modi's address
The Prime Minister said, 'Today, with the introduction of 'Catch the Rain' to solve the water problem in India, a huge step has also been taken for the Ken Betwa Link Canal.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' on the occasion of World Water Day. Also, the Ken Betwa Link Project was signed between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi held discussions with Bidar in Karnataka. Bundi in Rajasthan and Tehri Panchayats in Uttarakhand, adopting measures to deal with water scarcity.
Key Highlights of PM Modi's address:
The Prime Minister said, 'Today, with the introduction of' Catch the Rain 'to solve the water problem in India, a huge step has also been taken for the Ken Betwa Link Canal.
Atal Ji's dream came true:
This agreement is important to realize Atal ji's dream in the interest of millions of families of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
Water power minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath signed documents related to the Ken-Betwa Link project through video conferencing in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Catch the Rain Campaign:
The Prime Minister said, 'The better India manages rainwater, the more the country's dependence on groundwater will be reduced. Therefore, campaigns like 'Catch the Rain' are necessary to be successful and successful."
Be it the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Irrigation Scheme or every farm water campaign, 'Per Drop More Crop' campaign. Also, Namami Gange Mission, Jal Jeevan Mission or Atal Ground Water Scheme, everyone is working fast. '
He further said, 'Today when we are trying for rapid development, it is not possible without effective water management without water security. The vision of India's development, the vision of India's self-reliance, is dependent on our water sources, our water connectivity.
The Prime Minister said, 'For the first time after independence. A government is working so seriously with regard to testing of water. And I am also happy that in this campaign of water testing, sisters and daughters living in our village are being added.