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Gajendra Singh Shekhawat


Delhi Confidential: Right Message

November 28, 2019 3:26 am

Shekhawat hosted the 40 students and those accompanying them at his residence in the morning and took them to visit Parliament House.

Delhi Confidential: New Element

October 09, 2019 2:35 am

While the sound of a conch shell is considered auspicious on some religious occasions, it is usually not heard at government events.

Rural Sanitation Strategy Released: Govt lays roadmap to deal with open defecation, sanitation issues

September 28, 2019 5:38 am

Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer on Friday said the framework for the rural sanitation programme had been drawn up and would be sent to the Union Cabinet shortly for approval.

Jal Shakti Minister takes Delhi Metro train, earns praise for simplicity

September 05, 2019 2:46 pm

Photos of him accompanied by a man, probably an aide, went viral on social media media with many praising him for his down-to-earth attitude.

Work to stop water from flowing into Pakistan has started: Govt

August 21, 2019 6:59 am

Shekhawat’s remarks come more than a fortnight after the Centre moved to scrap the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories, which has prompted protests from Pakistan.

Dam safety Bill tabled in Lok Sabha, Opposition says state subject

July 30, 2019 1:52 am

The Bill seeks to set up the National Dam Safety Authority for proper surveillance, inspection and maintenance of specified dams and to address unresolved issues between States.

Delhi Confidential: Sip Of Life

July 24, 2019 3:37 am

Giving a presentation on water conservation for MPs on Tuesday, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat cited several success stories from India and around the world for inspiration.

Work should have begun 20 years ago. We’re late, but not too late: Jal Shakti Minister

July 14, 2019 7:14 am

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat lays out government plan on revival, reuse of water through traditional water bodies, rainwater harvesting and treatment of sewage water, and calls for more interest from states and behavioural change among public

Delhi Confidential: Thanks to teacher

July 09, 2019 6:53 am

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat credits his school teacher for his handwriting.

Govt to states: Integrate all water depts like Jal Shakti Ministry

June 12, 2019 2:59 am

Centre has requested all states to adopt an approach similar to the newly-formulated Jal Shakti Ministry that integrates all ministries and bodies dealing with water under one umbrella.