Jal Shakti Abhiyan will be launched across the country from today to accelerate water harvesting and conservation measures.
The scheme is aimed at making water conservation and promotion of irrigation efficiency a mass movement through asset creation and communication campaigns.
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will launch the scheme from New Delhi.
Over 250 officers, including Additional and Joint Secretaries, have been appointed as in-charge of water-stressed districts in the country to plan ways to conserve the natural resource.
They have been appointed as Central Prabhari Officers of 255 water-stressed districts for coordinating the Jal Shakti Abhiyan.
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