Q. Which theme did the Jal Manthan 2 convention have?- Published on 24 Feb 16
a. Integrated Approach for Sustainable Water Management’
b. International Approach for Sustainable Water Management’
c. Integrated Approach for Sustainable Air Management’
d. Integrated Approach for Sustainable Soil Management’
ANSWER: Integrated Approach for Sustainable Water Management’
Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharti has announced that Jal Manthan convention will become an annual feature at the valedictory address at Jal Manthan-2 in New Delhi on 23rd February.The Minister also announced that her Ministry will closely monitor all the 46 projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichai Yaojna (PMKSY).The two day event with the theme ‘Integrated Approach for Sustainable Water Management’ had wide consultations and discussions on River Basin Approach for Sustainable development, Ground water, Water security, Principles of allocation of water, innovation in water governance, Water management, coordination between centre and states, Water conservation and need for a National Legislation on water. Ministers for irrigation from UP, Telengana, Sikkim and Chhattisgarh, eminent experts in water sector, representatives of NGOs and senior officers of the Central and State Governments attended the event.