PM Modi highlighted the participation of every section of society in the movement for water conservation and said that new and effective initiatives are being undertaken throughout the country by NGOs, government and media.
He also expressed his happiness to see the strength of collective efforts of people.
Prime Minister lauded the state of Haryana for encouraging farmers to adopt less water intensive crops and congratulated the state of Meghalaya for being the first state to adopt a Water policy.
As part of the campaign, Prime Minister, also appealed to all to use upcoming festivals to raise awareness about water conservation.
PM Modi stressed that not only policies but also public awareness is crucial for water conservation while adding that every human should understand the importance of water and should work to conserve it.
Through ‘Mann ki Baat’, Prime Minister highlighted that conserving water is an important part of the legacy we leave for our future generations and part of our responsibilities towards them.