Buldhana Pattern For Water Conservation:
Minister for Jal Shakti informed Rajya Sabha about the ‘Buldhana Pattern’ for water conservation.
- NITI Aayog has prepared draft guidelines for convergence of the activities of
- (i) sourcing earth for improvement/construction of national highways, state roads and railways and
- (ii) water conservation works through desiltation/ deepening of water bodies.
- This two-fold activity has already been successfully implemented as a pilot project in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra state.