State-wide launch of Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Hubballi
In a bid to supply answer to consuming water issues, the State authorities plans to rejuvenate native tanks in the villages of Dharwad district underneath the Jal Shakti Abhiyan with give attention to water conservation.
Speaking to presspersons in Dharwad on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad Nitesh Patil and Chief Executive Officer of Dharwad Zilla Panchayat B. Susheela mentioned that the flagship water conservation programme of the Union authorities shall be launched in the State from Hubballi. The focus shall be on resolving potable water disaster and likewise present water for farm actions, they mentioned.
Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj K.S. Eshwarappa will launch Jal Shakti Abhiyan at a non-public resort in Hubballi at 11 a.m. on Friday. At the programme, State-level awards to 112 gram panchayats, Panchayat Development Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Executive Officers and others for his or her glorious work in the implementation of MGNREGA shall be introduced.
Mr. Patil mentioned that as half of the marketing campaign, water conservation initiatives, together with recharge of wells, kalyanis, borewells and development of check-dams, shall be taken up throughout the State. The 100-day programme shall be applied with MGNREGA funds, underneath which 65% shall be for administration of pure sources. Water sources for tanks shall be recognized after which rejuvenated, he mentioned.
Ms. Susheela mentioned that the programme can even embody removing of silt from tanks, tank bund growth and growth of canals connected to tanks. She additionally mentioned that programme included growth of new tanks and lakes on authorities land and in forest areas.
Under the marketing campaign, geo tagging of all water our bodies throughout the nation is deliberate, which subsequently shall be utilised for rejuvenation works. Survey on native tanks and steps to clear encroachments have already been initiated underneath the marketing campaign.