PM Modi inaugurates Jal Jan Abhiyan in Rajasthan

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Jal Jan Abhiyan in Abu Road in Sirohi district of Rajasthan on 16 February. 

An overview of the news

  • The PM has started Jal Jan Abhiyan at Shantivan of Brahmakumari Sanstha.

  • The main objective of this campaign is to plant trees along with water harvesting and motivate people for water conservation. 

  • This campaign has been started by the Brahma Kumaris organisation and the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

  • Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and film actor Nana Patekar were present on the occasion.

  • The Jal-Jan campaign is being launched at a time whenwater scarcity is being seen as a future crisis all over the world.

  • The 21st century world is realising the gravity of the limited water resources on earth and water security is a big question because of India's huge population.

  • “In Amrit Kaal, India is looking towards water as the future. If there is water then there will be tomorrow".

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