India Water Impact Summit-2018

India Water Impact Summit 2018

Question: Third edition of India Water Impact Summit 2018 was held in which of the following city?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Varanasi
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kanpur
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Third edition of India Water Impact Summit 2018 organised from 5-7 December 2018 was inaugurated by Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi.
  • Three day summit is jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin management and Studies (cGanga).
  • Nearly 200 domestic and international participants from nearly 15 countries and more than 50 Central, State and Municipal Government representatives are likely to participate in the summit. 
  • The summit focuses on three key aspects: (1) Spotlight on 5 states: Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi and Bihar, (2) Ganga Financing Forum: it will bring together financial institutions and investors interested in Namami Gange programme and (3) Technology and innovation: implementation of the pilot programme known as the environment technology verification (ETV) process.

                                                                                            By Ramayan Upadhyay

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