Chandigarh bags first rank in National Water Award 2022

Chandigarh bags first rank in National Water Award 2022

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Category : Awards Published on: May 23 2023

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  • The Ministry of Jalshakti Department of Water Resources, River Department and Ganga Rejuvenation has adjudicated Municipal Corporation Chandigarh first in the best Urban Local Body (ULB) category of the National Water Award 2022.
  • The Accion Fraterna (AF Ecology Centre), Anantapur has won the consolation prize in the 4th National Water Awards, 2022, announced by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  • The award (a special mention) has been announced in the Best NGO Category of the national water awards 2022 in the field of water resources conservation and management.
  • Madhya Pradesh won the top place in the 'Best State' category, followed by Odisha which secured the 2nd position while Andhra Pradesh and Bihar were announced as joint winners for the 3rd position.
  • According to sources, 41 winners including joint winners have been selected for the 4th National Water Awards, 2022, covering 11 categories - 'Best State', 'Best District', 'Best Village Panchayat', 'Best Urban Local Body', 'Best School', 'Best Media', 'Best Institution for campus usage', 'Best water user association', 'Best Industry', 'Best Industry for CSR activities', and 'Best NGO'.
  • The first National Water Award was launched by the Jal Shakti Ministry in 2018.
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