Uttar Pradesh bags Best State award in 3rd National Water Awards for 2020
The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat declared the winners of the third National Water Awards for the year 2020, on January 07, 2022.
Uttar Pradesh has been adjudged as the Best State in water conservation efforts in the National Water Awards 2020.
It is followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu respectively.
Overall 57 awards have been announced in 11 categories.
These include: Best State, Best District, Best Village Panchayat, Best Urban Local Body, Best Media (Print & Electronic), Best School, Best Institution/RWA/Religious organization for Campus usage, Best Industry, Best NGO, Best Water User Association, and Best Industry for CSR Activity.
The award comes with a citation, trophy and cash prize.
The National Water Award was launched by the Jal Shakti Ministry in 2018 to recognise and motivate individuals and organizations doing exemplary work in the field of water resources management.