Friday, 6 November 2020

7 Key Points You Should Know About Atal Bhujal Yojana (#GovernmentSchemes)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)

7 Key Points You Should Know About Atal Bhujal Yojana

7 Key Points You Should Know About Atal Bhujal Yojana (#GovernmentSchemes)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)


ATAL BHUJAL YOJANA


① Atal Bhujal, Yojana has been launched with an aim to raise the groundwater level in those areas where it has significantly declined.


② Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL) is a Central Sector Scheme for facilitating sustainable groundwater management with an outlay of INR 6000 crore. Out of this, INR 3,000 crore will be as a loan from the World Bank and INR 3,000 crore as matching contribution from the Government of India (GoI).


③ The yojana (programme) was launched by PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of 95th birth anniversary of former Prime. Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

 

④ The objective of the scheme is to increase the level of groundwater,  would provide benefits to the farmers. 


⑤ This scheme is expected to benefit 8350 Gram Panchayats in 78 districts of seven states chosen i.e. Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.


⑥ PM Narendra Modi said that a provision has been made in the Atal Jal Yojana to encourage Gram Panchayats to perform better in water management. 


⑦  The government has set a target to provide clean drinking water facility to 15 crore rural households in the next five years.


👉See Also:

India Report on Digital Education Policy

7 Points About Ujala Scheme

National Awareness: Important Points About India State of Forest Report (ISFR) December - 2019