Mission Amrit Sarovar

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Overview:

The government has recently completed the construction of more than 25,000 Amrit Sarovars within the 6 months.

About Mission Amrit Sarovar:

  • Under the Mission Amrit Sarovar, a target has been set to build 50,000 Amrit Sarovars by 15th August, 2023.
  • Mission Amrit Sarovar was launched on 24th April, 2022 with the resolve to build 75 Amrit Sarovars during the 75th year of independence as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in every district to overcome the water crisis in rural areas of the country.
  • This Mission has been launched with a whole of Government Approach which involves 6 Ministries/Department namely:
    • Dept of Rural Development,
    • Department of land resources,
    • Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation,
    • Department of Water resources,
    • Ministry of Panchayati Raj,
    • Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate changes.
  • Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Application and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N) has been engaged as Technical partner for the Mission.

 


Source: All India Radio