Submissions are invited for Poem Writing Competition on Water Conservation 2.0 by MyGov for the year 2022. The last date of application is 31 December 2022.
About the Campaign
Jal Shakti Abhiyan – Catch the Rain with the tagline “Catch the Rain- where it falls, when it falls” is a nationwide campaign launched by Sri NARENDRA MODI, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 22.03.2021, World Water day to nudge states and stakeholders to create appropriate Rain Water Harvesting structures (RWHS), suitable to the climatic condition and sub soil strata of the area, with people’s active participation.
The campaign was launched to create large scale awareness on water conservation so that “Jal Andolan” becomes a “Jan Andolan”. This campaign covers all rural and urban areas of all districts in the country, making it one of the largest Rain Water Harvesting campaign ever in the world.
Apart from maintenance of old and traditional RWHS, creation of new RWHS; preparation of a geo-tagged, GIS based data- base of all water bodies in the country and using it for scientific planning of new RWHS; setting up of Jal Shakti Kendras, a single-window water resource knowledge centre in all district headquarters; afforestation etc are part of this campaign.
About the Competition
National Water Mission, MoJS under “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain” campaign invites entries for national level poem competition on “Water Conservation 2.0” from young children from all over India under the age group of 8 to 16 years to create awareness among the young minds for a better future.
- Children under the age group of 8 to 16 years are eligible to participate in the competition.
- Interested candidates can submit via this page.
- Poem should contain minimum 10 lines and can be both in Hindi as well as English.
The selected winners will be awarded e-certificates by National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti Govt of India.