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Special campaign for water resource conservation


Nepalnews
2022 Feb 02, 10:59, Kathmandu

The government is set to introduce ‘Integrated Water Resource Conservation Management Special Programme’. The Ministry of Drinking Water has made necessary preparation to put in place a special campaign for water resource protection and conservation.

Minister for Drinking Water Umakanta Chaudhary said the sources of drinking water have been drying up due to natural disasters and climate change, and with the level of underground water depleting the ministry is running a campaign for water source conservation.

Such campaigns are to be implemented to conserve big reservoir conservation including harvesting rainwater to ensure the supply of water. A policy will be devised to protect trees and plants as well.

At a programme organized at the ministry, it was shared that necessary consultation and preparation have been made for a nationwide campaign. In the context of effectively implementing the budget for the management of drinking water in Terai-Madhes, the ‘Terai-Madhes Tubewell and Purity’ programme has been taken ahead, the ministry said. 

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