The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) describes the features of National Water Mission as under: “A National Water Mission will be mounted to ensure integrated water resource management helping to conserve water, minimize wastage and ensure more equitable distribution both across and within states. The Mission will take into account the provisions of the National Water Policy and develop a framework to optimize water use by increasing water use efficiency by 20% through regulatory mechanisms with differential entitlements and pricing. It will seek to ensure that a considerable... read more

Goals of NWM

Goal 1: Comprehensive water data base in public domain
Goal 2: Assessment of the impact of climate change on water resources
Goal 3: Promotion of citizen and state actions for water conservation, augmentation and preservation, and Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas
Goals 4: Increasing water use efficiency by 20%
Goal 5: Promotion of basin level integrated water resources management

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain

National water mission