Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha

Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha
Question: Consider the following statements regarding Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha:
(1) It is launched by Ministry of Human Resource Development
(2) It drives to promote water conservation activities for school students
of the above, correct statement/s is/are:

(a) Only (1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) Both (1) and (2)
(d) All the above
Answer: (c)
Related facts:
  • On 9th August 2019, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has launched Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha drive, to create awareness about Water Conservation among all school students in the country.
  • Inspired by Prime Minister’s impetus to Jal Sanchay, Government of India has launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA). It is a time bound campaign with a mission mode approach.
  • This concept of water conservation is essential for students so that they can understand the importance of water and how it is shaping their lives meaningfully, thereby enabling them to participate in water conservation activities in their day to day lives.
  • The Department of School Education & Literacy, MHRD has launched the Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha drive to promote water conservation activities for School Students, so that they can become competent, conscientious and committed water citizens of our nation.

Links:

http://www.pib.nic.in/Pressreleaseshare.aspx?PRID=1581566

https://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/india/nishank-calls-students-to-save-one-liter-of-water-daily/articleshow/70603377.cms

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