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‘Catch the Rain’ Campaign Gets Momentum across India

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New Delhi: National Water Mission’s path-breaking ‘Catch the Rain’ Campaign gets momentum across India. Started in May 2020, the campaign aimed at creating Rain Water Harvesting Structures (RWHS) in various parts of India keeping in mind the monsoon season.

Speaking exclusively to APAC Digital News Network, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Jal Shakti Minister said, ‘We are hopeful that this year we will able to harvest more rainwater through this awareness campaign with the active participation of state governments and other stakeholders’

‘We urge all stakeholders to work toward conserving rainwater and we thank APAC Digital News Network for their awareness creation campaign,’ said U P Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India.

G. Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India said ‘ Under this campaign, drives to make check dams, water harvesting pits, rooftop RWHS etc; removal of encroachments and de-silting of tanks to increase their storage capacity; removal of obstructions in the channels which bring water to them from the catchment areas etc; repairs to step-wells and using defunct bore-wells and unused wells to put water back to aquifers etc are to be taken up with active participation of the people.’

Started in May 2020, ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign will run for 4 months. Ministry desired active participation of states and they are satisfied with the response they have received till now. Various steps related to rainwater harvesting have been taken in District collectorate, municipality, and gram panchayat levels.

APAC Digital Innovation News Network.com also supporting the ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign through various awareness activities. ‘We have been effectively supported by APAC Digital News Network to create awareness on the campaign,’ said G Ashok.

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