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India Water Week-2019 

Topics Covered:

  1. Conservation related issues.

 

India Water Week-2019 

 

What to study?

For Prelims: Objectives and significance of the event.

For Mains: Water conservation- need, challenges and measures needed.

 

Context: 6th India Water Week-2019 is being observed.

  • It is being organised in New Delhi between 24th and 28th September 2019.
  • Organized by the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, the Ministry of Jal Shakti. 
  • Theme: ‘Water Cooperation – Coping with 21st Century Challenges’. 

 

Background:

Conceptualized and organized for the first time in 2012, the India Water Week is a regular forum where the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of lndia discusses, talks, strategizes with eminent stakeholders through seminars, exhibitions and sessions to build public awareness, to get support to implement key strategies for conservation, preservation and optimum use of available water.

 

Sources: pib.