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4th India Water Impact Summit

Current context: The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has inaugurated the 4th India Water Impact Summit held in New Delhi.
4th India Water Impact Summit
  • The Summit was organised by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) led by IIT Kanpur from 5th-7th Dec 19.
  • The Summit was focused on: a) Integrated Water Resource Management in rural and urban areas b) Restoring Ground Water levels and other water related issues.
  • The objective of the summit was to bring together global financial investors and institutions to focus on water impact in smart cities.
  • The Minister said India today is placed 3rd among countries with the highest number of large dams in the world.
  • The Ministry of Jal Shakti released various reports including:
    1. ‘The Report on Ambassadors’ Meet held on 22ndAugust, 2019.
    2. Report on ‘River Restoration and Conservation – A Concise Manual and Guide'.
    3. Documents on “cGanga Hubs”.

Question: 

Q.1 Who is the present Union Minister of Jal Shakti?
a. Dharmendra Pradhan
b. R. K. Singh
c. Rao Inderjit Singh
d. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
4th India Water Impact Summit 4th India Water Impact Summit Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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