Jal Manthan-III to be organised in New Delhi on 13th January 2017
With a view to have wider consultations among various stakeholders to brain-storm new ideas for solutions to various issues of water sector the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation will organize the third National conference called ‘Jal Manthan-III’ on January 13, 2017 in New Delhi. The daylong event will have consultations and discussions on Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, River Basin Management, River Rejuvenation and Ecology, Flood management, Water use efficiency and Participatory irrigation management. The focus will be on refining policies of the Ministry to make them more people friendly and responsive to the needs of the states. About 700 participants comprising Union Ministers of related Ministries/Departments, Chief Ministers of some States/Union Territories, Irrigation/ Water Resources Ministers of States/UTs, eminent experts in water sector, representatives of NGOs and senior officers of the Central and State Governments will be attending the event. The earlier Jal Manthan Programmes held in November, 2014 and February, 2016 were hugely successful.