NITI Aayog to launch water management index | Current Affairs, Current Affairs 2018

NITI Aayog to launch water management index

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In an effort to assess and improve efficient management of water resources, NITI Aayog has come up with the Composite Water Management Index.

The index can be utilised to formulate and implement suitable strategies for better management of water resources. It has been finalized after an elaborate exercise including seeking feedback from the States and consultation with reputed experts. The index would provide useful information for the States and also for the concerned Central Ministries/Departments enabling them to formulate and implement suitable strategies for better management of water resources.
The index will be released by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (WR,RD&GR) shall be releasing the Index during a press conference, in the presence of Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, UP Singh, Secretary, WR, RD & GR, Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary, Rural Development and Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Drinking Water & Sanitation.

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