‘Need countrywide involvement to control water crisis’: PM Modi rolls out ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’


On the event from the 95th birth anniversary of previous PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’ and claimed that a ‘nationwide’ involvement is required to normal water situation in the country.

Dealing with a collecting in the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, PM Modi said that over 15 crore households will have tap water accessibility in up coming five-years. He also appealed the start-ups to build up modern technology that minimizes reliance upon drinking water.

“We try to use room modern technology and synthetic intelligence under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide information to farmers for better drinking water control,” stated PM Modi while adding that the government will make sure that every residence becomes usage of normal water through Atal Jal Yojana.

He additional said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s perspective on drinking water administration will continue to inspire the nation even today.

PM Modi also had taken a jibe at the prior governments for inadequate normal water management, stating absence of alternative approach previously impeded usage of basic necessity like drinking water.

The Excellent Minister also urged the farmers to switch to crops which use less water, he exhorted people not to spend the valuable organic source of information in everyday home requirements and mentioned only three crore out of 18 crore outlying homes today have clear, piped normal water.

The master plan, he stated, would be to give you the leftover 15 crore countryside homes with piped normal water in the next five-years.

He also known as Rohtang passageway in Himachal Pradesh as Atal Tunnel to mark the 95th birth wedding anniversary of former excellent minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

“Today a significant undertaking that is vital for the nation has been focused on Atal ji. Rohtang Tunnel connecting Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir, and hooking up Manali with Leh, will now be called Atal Tunnel,” he stated.

Earlier, the Union Cupboard provided its acceptance for that application of the Atal Bhujal Yojana, a main sector system using a total outlay of Rs 6,000 crore to become implemented over a period of 5 years (2020-2021 to 2024-2025).

The system aspires to boost groundwater control through local community involvement in recognized priority locations in seven claims — Gujarat,Haryana and Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. Application of the plan is predicted to benefit nearly 8,350 gram panchayats in 78 areas in these claims.

The effort will market panchayat led groundwater management and behavioural change having a primary give attention to demand-side control.


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