Water awareness campaign to be launched from May 23

Deputy Chief Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said here today that a Water awareness campaign would be launched in the state from 1st to 15th May 2023, to make the people aware of water quality and its conservation. He said that the village water sanitation committees, self-help groups, non-governmental organizations, and departmental employees would sensitize the people about water conservation, besides organizing other awareness activities across the state.

He said that Jal Shakti Department would sensitize the local people through various programs with a view to creating social awareness about water conservation and its judicious use in the summer season before the monsoon. He said that during the campaign, 13,670 water samples of various public water distribution systems from two houses each in 9037 villages under delivery point would be tested in the laboratories. Water samples from 12,975 schools and 13,327 Anganwadi centers would also be tested through field test kits, he added.

Deputy Chief Minister said that 27,340 public water distribution areas were being covered under the cleanliness survey under this campaign. Apart from this, various programs based on water awareness, water resources, cleanliness surveys, school competitions, group discussions, and cleanliness awareness would also be organized.

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