Muzaffarnagar wins “Best District” award for water management initiatives | Meerut News

Muzaffarnagar: Jal Shakti Ministry announces the National Water Award 2020 and this year Muzaffarnagar won the best North Zone award in the “Best District” category, while the second award went to Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab.
The 3rd National Water Award-2020 was announced by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti in which Uttar Pradesh got the first position in the Best State category and Muzaffarnagar district got the first position in the Best District category Muzaffarnagar General Manager CB Singh said.
“The National Water Prize launched by the Jal Shakti Ministry in 2018 recognizes and motivates individuals and organizations for exemplary work in the field of water resources management. Alok Yadav.
These included the erection of two check dams in the Khatauli region where the stored water can irrigate 20 hectares of farmland.
Next, the development blocks of the Budhana and Charthawal regions saw the creation and rejuvenation of nine ponds. These areas are dark areas and require immediate conservation measures.
This is outside of several other measures, including efforts to clean up the Kali and Hindon rivers and water harvesting measures. “The prizes in question are there in 57 categories. Notably, UP won the“ Best State this time. ”While the second prize went to Rajasthan followed by Tamil Nadu.
It should be noted that three years ago, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s last term in office, the former Union Minister of State for Water Resources and current Dr Sanjeev Balyan started efforts to conserve the water and improve the level of groundwater taking into account the state of the district. As a result of his efforts, various action plans worth eight crore were prepared and sent to the state government to improve the groundwater level in overexploited areas.
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