Centre forms committee to draft new water policy

News: The Jal Shakti Ministry has finalised a committee to draft a new National Water Policy (NWP). Facts: About the Committee: It will be chaired by Mihir Shah, who is a former Planning Commission member and a water expert. The committee has 10 principal members, including Shashi Shekhar, a former secretary of Water Resources, and… Continue reading Centre forms committee to draft new water policy

Meghalaya Cabinet approves draft water policy

Meghalaya became the first Indian state to ensure water conservation after the State Cabinet approved the Draft Water Policy. This policy aims to provide safe and hygienic water for various purposes like drinking,domestic,sanitation and livelihood development.The policy recognises water as a common pool resource for all residents of the state. The policy will be implemented… Continue reading Meghalaya Cabinet approves draft water policy