World water day 2022-India’s current progress on water preservation

 World water day 2022-India’s current progress on water preservation

World water day

World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 to highlight the place of freshwater in daily life. The tradition has continued since 1993-World water day 2022.

World Water Day theme 2022


History of world water day

World water day was first formally proposed in agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. In December 1992, the United Nations General Assembly accepted resolution A/RES/47/193 by which 22 March of each year was announced as World Day for Water. The observation was ongoing the next year, in 1993. World Water Day is also a significant reminder to all of us to take action to tackle the global water crisis. 

World Water Day is held every means of fixing the attention to the importance of freshwater and supporting the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reiterated his call for saving every drop of water on world water day and said it was heartening to see water conservation become a mass movement over the last few years.   

On the water day, march today in Twitter prime minister Narendra Modi said ‘The nation is responsible for several precautions to confirm water conservation and admired clean drinking water for citizens’.

He also supported every individual and organization working for conserving water. Our nation is undertaking the Jal Jeevan mission and other measures to ensure water conservation and access to clean drinking water for our citizens.

Jal Jeevan Mission:

Jal Jeevan Mission is projected to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections by 2024 to all households in rural India. Since 2019, rural households get tapped water under Jal Jeevan Mission.  The mission’s goal is to offer to all households in rural India safe and adequate water through individual household tap connections by 2024.

World Water Day: PM Modi launches Catch the Rain campaign

Identifying water conservation as the key to India’s development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign on World Water Day, renowned on March 22 every year.

Sustainable Development Goal 6 goes beyond drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene to also address the quality and sustainability of water resources, which are serious to the survival of people and the planet.

A core focus of World Water Day is to encourage action towards Sustainable Advance development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

The water is life. Save water save life. Life is not only for humans but – all living ones including trees. Green growth will fetch more water. Conserve water. Happy world water day!

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