Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA)

A campaign for water conservation including rainwater harvesting, watershed development, renovation of water bodies, and intensive afforestation
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The Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) has been a collaborative efforts of various Ministries of the Government of India and State Governments, coordinated by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, and has witnessed teams...

  • DELHI
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  • 02/17/2020
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Alarming levels of pollution and silt caused the deterioration of Lakhandei River over the past few decades; causing depletion of ground water table and failing to provide for the irrigational needs of farmers. However, work carried out by the...

  • SITAMARHI
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  • 01/14/2020
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The mining district of Surajpur in Chhattisgarh has adopted an innovative approach to reuse waste water from mining activity, convert the same into a beautiful lake and link it with a livelihood generation programme that has benefitted households...

  • SURAJPUR
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  • 01/08/2020
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Individual soak pits have been constructed in all houses of Sadayapalayam village in Kundadam Block of Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu that help dispose waste water which gradually percolates into the ground and augments the water table. The...

  • TAMIL NADU
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  • 12/13/2019
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During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed...

  • PERAMBALUR
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  • 12/06/2019
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Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh has made a name for itself by creating 1,07,000 farm ponds, the largest number in the country. While it has commenced construction of rooftop rainwater harvesting structures atop government buildings, it has...

  • CHITTOOR
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  • 11/29/2019