CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
Name the campaign launched by Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for conservation of water and water security in New Delhi.
A)
Jal Bharat Abhiyan (JBA)
B)
Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA)
C)
Jal Upadhyaya Abhiyan (JUA)
D)
Jal Suraksha Abhiyan (JSA)

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA)

Note : Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA)- a campaign for water conservation and water security in New Delhi. It will focus on 256 water stressed districts and 1,592 water stressed blocks.Launched in two phases, the first phase is between July 1, 2019, and September 15, 2019, for all participating States and the second phase, will be from October 1 to November 30, 2019, for States with a retreating monsoon.The 5 key intervention areas under the campaign include water conservation and rainwater harvesting, renovation of traditional and other water bodies, reuse, bore well recharge structures, watershed development, and intensive afforestation.