Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summit

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Source: The post is based on the article Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summitpublished in PIB on 15th December 2022

What is the News?

Union Minister for Jal Shakti has inaugurated the 7th Edition of the India Water Impact Summit (IWIS) at New Delhi.

What is the India Water Impact Summit?

Organized by: National Mission for Clean Ganga(NMCG) along with the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies(c-Ganga).

Aim: To impart impetus towards developing water and environmental infrastructure to protect rivers and water bodies in India.

Theme: ‘Restoration and Conservation of Small Rivers in a Large Basin’ with emphasis on ‘Mapping and Convergence of 5Ps’ – People, Policy, Plan, Programme and Project.

What is cGanga?

Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) was established at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in 2016. 

Purpose: The Centre is a Centre of Excellence for data collection,  the creation and dissemination of knowledge and information for the sustainable development of the Ganga River Basin. 

The centre acts in the capacity of a comprehensive think-tank to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).

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