New water policy

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment   New water policy   What to study? For Prelims: Overview of NWP 2012. For Mains: The need for and significance of the new policy.   Context: The government has finalised a committee to draft a new National Water Policy (NWP). The committee is expected …

Jal Jeevan Mission

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Jal Jeevan Mission   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the mission. For Mains: challenges and concerns in water conservation, ways to address them.   Context: The Union Minister for Water Resources recently reviewed the performance of Jal Jeevan Mission in the …