Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will launch 'Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha' drive on Friday i.e. 9th August 2019 to create awareness about Water Conservation among all school students in the country. This mega drive will be launched at Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Auditorium, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2 in Delhi Cantt.
Inspired by Prime Minister's impetus to Jal Sanchay, Government of India has launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA). It is a time-bound campaign with a mission mode approach. This concept of water conservation is essential for students so that they can understand the importance of water and how it is shaping their lives meaningfully, thereby enabling them to participate in water conservation activities in their day to day lives.
The Department of School Education & Literacy, MHRD has launched the 'Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha' drive to promote water conservation activities for School Students, so that they can become competent, conscientious and committed water citizens of our nation. The department has prepared a detailed outline to implement this program in all the schools of the country.
Five Major Objectives:
To educate students to learn about conservation of water
To sensitize students about the impact of scarcity of water
To empower students to learn to protect the natural sources of water
To help every Student to save at least one liter of water per day
To encourage Students towards judicious use and minimum wastage of water at home and school level
(With Inputs from PIB)