Jal Kranti Abhiyan is being celebrated during the year 2015-16 to consolidate water
conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach
involving all stakeholders, making it a mass movement.
Jal Kranti Abhiyan was launched on 5th June, 2015 across the country.
The objectives of Jal Kranti Abhiyan are :-
Strengthening grass root involvement of all stakeholders including Panchayati Raj
Institutions and local bodies in the water security and development schemes (e.g.
Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM).
Encouraging the adoption/utilization of traditional knowledge in water resources
conservation and its management.
To utilize sector level expertise from different levels in government, NGO’s, citizens etc.
Enhancing livelihood security through water security in rural areas.
Ans. The activities/components being undertaken the Abhiyan are-
1. Jal Gram Yojana
2. Development of Model Command Area
3. Pollution abatement
4. Mass Awareness Programme
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