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Jalamrutha – A water Conservation Scheme of Karnataka

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The government of Karnataka has launched the water conservation scheme Jalamrutha. The scheme focuses on drought-proofing measures, including protection and rejuvenation of water bodies. Focusing on water conservation the government of Karnataka has announced 2019 as the ‘Year of Water’

The scheme will be implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj of Karnataka. Under the scheme, scientific approaches will be deployed for water budgeting, water harvesting and water conservation through the use of geospatial data, satellite imagery, topographical and geological data.The scheme is community driven and will be implemented by key line departments of the government, Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private sector institutions.

The water conservation strategy under the scheme comprises of four components viz. Water literacy, rejuvenation of water bodies, the creation of new water bodies as well as the development of watersheds and afforestation activities, it will operate on a four-tier institutional structure with planning and execution committees being set up in the village, Taluka, district and State levels.

A State-level committee headed by the Chief Minister will be established for strategic monitoring, convergence, policy and programmatic guidance and the committee will design water conservation strategies for the State in consultation with all stakeholders.

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