UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment Question Bank Environment Management

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    Which of the following implemented the National Rural Drinking Water Programme?

    A) Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation

    B) Department of Drinking Water Supply

    C) National Water Development Agency

    D) None of the above.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation has taken launched the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). NRDWP provides grants for construction of rural water supply schemes with special attention on water-stressed and water quality affected areas, rainwater harvesting and groundwater recharge measures. It promotes conjunctive use of surface, groundwater and roof water rainwater harvesting and actively supports convergence with other development programmes such as the MNREGS. National Water Development Agency conducts surveys and investigations in respect of Peninsular Component of National Perspective for Water Resources Development.

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