With 50,071 ‘Amrit Sarovars’ already completed, the ministry has said that the target has been achieved ahead of schedule.
WD News: More than 50,000 water bodies have been rejuvenated under the Mission Amrit Sarovar as per Rural Development Ministry officials.
The mission, launched as a part of the celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 24 last year, aimed at rejuvenating at least 75 water bodies in every district of the country with the target to build 50,000 ‘Amrit Sarovar’ by August 15, 2023.
To achieve the resolution of rainwater conservation and harvesting through Mission Amrit Sarovar, the Rural Development Ministry has worked as the nodal ministry. From renovating the water bodies which had reached the verge of extinction to the construction of new water bodies, a detailed action plan was prepared.
Source: PTI News
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