Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh has received the first National Water Award in the best state category for its excellent work in conservation, promotion and management of water resources. This is the fourth National Water Award-2022 of the country. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Water Resources Minister of Madhya Pradesh Tulsiram Silavat and Additional Chief Secretary S.N. Mishra was awarded the first prize citation and trophy at New Delhi Vigyan Bhavan. In this program, 41 winners were honored in 11 different categories.
Indore Municipal Corporation was awarded the second prize in the Best Urban Local Body category for its excellent performance in water supply and distribution. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat honored Indore Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargava and Additional Commissioner Siddharth Jain with a citation, trophy and a cash prize of Rs one lakh 50 thousand.
Minister Tulsi Silavat on Delhi tour: Meeting with Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Shekhawat, discussed these issues
Water Resources Minister Silavat said that historical works have been done for agriculture and farmers under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. In the last 18 years, the area under irrigation has increased to 45 lakh hectare in the state. The state government is committed to make it 65 lakh hectares by the year 2025. Madhya Pradesh has done excellent work in every field of water management.
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There has been an innovation in the state to deliver water directly from the dam to the fields through an underground pipeline. State’s Mohanpura and Kundalia project, whose irrigation potential is 2 lakh 25 thousand hectare. It has been established as an exemplary irrigation project in the field of water use efficiency upgrade.
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