Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY)

  Source: PIB  Context: The National Level Steering Committee of the Atal Bhujal Yojana, chaired by the Secretary of the Department of Water Resources, has decided to continue the ABY for another two years beyond 2025, till 2027.   Key features of the Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY):

House panel suggests prepaid cards for power to save groundwater

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation   Source: IE Context: In order to prevent excessive exploitation of groundwater (GW), a Parliamentary Standing Committee report recommends discouraging the use of electric pumps by introducing measures such as pre-paid cards, etc.   Highlights of the report – “Groundwater: A Valuable but Diminishing Resource”: Over-extraction …

Insights into Editorial: Atal Bhujal Yojana — Why a scheme for groundwater

Insights into Editorial: Atal Bhujal Yojana — Why a scheme for groundwater Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Atal Bhujal Yojana on the occasion of 95th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The Central Government has allocated Rs. 6000 crores for this scheme. According to government, the Atal Bhujal Yojana has been …

PIB- Atal Bhujal yojana

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. PIB- Atal Bhujal yojana What to study? For Prelims: Atal Bhujal Yojana- Objectives, funding and implementation, CGWA. For Mains: Groundwater crisis- reasons, challenges, concerns and solutions, various efforts by the government. For Prelims: About Atal …