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Aamir Khan joins hands with Maharashtra Govt. to solve state’s water crisis

Aamir Khan's Not-For-Profit company, Paani Foundation will work in association with the Maharashtra government to solve the state’s water crisis. Devendra Fadnavis along with Kumar Mangalam Birla, Rajiv Bajaj, Amit Kalyani and Pankaja Munde were present at the Sahyadri state guest house in Mumbai.

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Aamir Khan on Wednesday praised Nana Patekar for selflessly extending financial help to drought-hit farmers in Maharashtra.

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan sharing light moments with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with Kumar Mangalam Birla, Rajiv Bajaj, Amit Kalyani and Maharashtra Rural Development and Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde at the Sahyadri state guest house in Mumbai on February 17.

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At a press conference held in the presence of Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to announce Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, an initiative kickstarted by Aamir’s Not-For-Profit company, Paani Foundation in association with the Maharashtra government to solve the state’s water crisis, the Dangal actor expressed his desire to join hands with Nana Patekar to help solve the water crunch faced by Maharashtra farmers.

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Aamir Khan in discussion with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Sahyadri state guest house in Mumbai.

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Aamir Khan announced "Satyamev Jayate Water Cup", which will work for 'Jal Yukt Shivar', the Fadnavis Government's flagship scheme aimed at making villages drought-free in five years through water conservation programmes.

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Aamir Khan shares stage with Devendra Fadnavis, Rajiv Bajaj and Pankaja Munde at the Sahyadri state guest house in Mumbai.

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Aamir, on his part, emphasised on the need to create a civil society movement which will help educate one and all about respecting our water resources.

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Aamir also expressed hope that many others would come forward to help solve the water crisis brewing in Maharashtra.

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Satyamev Jayate Water Cup aims to create a people’s movement for a better future. It is the first step taken by Aamir’s Paani foundation to solve the water problem of Maharashtra.

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Aamir also said that the project will also act as an opportunity for his team to learn along with the villagers. Under the umbrella of Water Cup, three talukas (Koregaon, Warud and Ambajogai) belonging to three separate districts of Maharashtra will be taught techniques of water preservation and cash prizes of 50 lakhs, 30 lakhs and 20 lakhs will be awarded to the first, second and third village respectively.