March 06, 2020 6:05 am
Jalyukta Shivar, which was initiated as its pet project by former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government in 2015 to tackle drought, also created water storage capacity of 26.52 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) in the state.
February 25, 2020 8:47 am
Launched in December 2014 after Maharashtra experienced consecutive droughts, Jalyukta Shivar aimed at rolling out measures that could potentially mitigate water scarcity in the most drought-prone villages in a systematic manner.
July 14, 2019 6:54 am
Jalyukta Shivar is the flagship programme of the Maharashtra government launched in December 2014. It aims to make 5,000 villages free of water scarcity.
June 19, 2017 4:34 am
Due to Jalyukta Shivar projects, 1,200 tankers deployed in peak summer this year, down from 6,200 last year: CM
May 24, 2016 2:00 am
For a better perspective on the extent of the work carried out, the Mithi river in Mumbai runs along an 18-km length.
May 06, 2016 2:51 am
At a review meeting for all 16 drought-hit districts, Fadnavis, through video-conference, urged the district administration to speed up the “jalyukta shivar” projects which are incomplete by June.
April 10, 2016 1:56 am
In the 2016-17 budget, the state allocated Rs 1,000 crore for water conservation projects.
February 12, 2016 2:17 am
The special drive will be undertaken to provide immediate results to the villages reeling under water crisis. The aid will come from the funds collected for Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan.
December 14, 2015 3:53 am
Across the state, there are 1.2 lakh projects spread over 6,200 villages.
December 07, 2015 12:28 am
Some 6,200 drought-hit villages have benefited from the programme but Fetri, which Fadnavis adopted two months ago under the Adarsh Gram Yojana, makes do with water that is supplied on alternate days.