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Ministry of Water Resources institutes National Water Awards

Union Ministry of Water Resources has instituted National Water Awards with an objective to encourage all stakeholders to manage their water consciously in the country.
Ministry of Water Resources institutes National Water Awards
  • The awards will be given for 13 categories.

Aim & Objective of National Water Awards 2018:

  • The objective of these awards is to encourage all stakeholders including NGOs, Gram Panchayats, Urban local bodies, water user associations, institutions, corporate sector, Individuals etc. for adopting innovative practices of ground water augmentation by rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge.
  • It also seeks to encourage water use efficiency, recycling and reuse of water and creating awareness through people's participation in targeted areas for ground water resources development, adequate capacity building etc.

13 Categories for which the awards will be given:

  1. Best State
  2. Best District
  3. Best Village Panchayat
  4. Best Municipal Corporation
  5. Best research, innovation and adaptation of new technology for water conservation 
  6. Best educative and mass awareness efforts
  7. Best TV show for promoting water conservation
  8. Best Newspaper
  9. Best School 
  10. Best Institution for successful campus water usage 
  11. Best Resident Welfare Association (RWA)
  12. Organizations for Best Religious and Recreational & Tourism Water Uses 
  13. Best Industry for industrial water conservation

Question:

Q. Union Ministry of Water Resources has instituted National Water Awards for how many categories, with an objective to encourage all stakeholders to manage their water consciously in the country?
a. 10
b. 11
c. 12
d. 13
Ministry of Water Resources institutes National Water Awards Ministry of Water Resources institutes National Water Awards Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on September 15, 2018 Rating: 5

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