Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Around 22 per cent groundwater has either dried up or in critical category

The government has also started the work of mapping aquifers and by next March, it will cover mapping of all the critical districts in the country.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Engineering marvels not needed to fulfil Jal Jeevan Mission: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

The Union Jal Shakti Minister said that the Centre would give 50 per cent of funds for Jal Jeevan Mission and it would be implemented with community participation.

published on : 12th November 2019

Meet on water resources tomorrow in Telangana

The main agenda of the meeting is the linking of rivers, as well as the shortage of drinking water in Chennai and the Cauvery river water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

published on : 10th November 2019

CM Jagan Reddy to meet Union ministers, submit AP’s wish list to Centre

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will leave for New Delhi on Monday on a two-day visit.

published on : 21st October 2019

Andhra Pradesh to file report on re-tendering to Polavaram Project Authority in Hyderabad

Even though the meeting was initially scheduled to be held on October 16, it was later postponed to Monday.

published on : 21st October 2019

BJP seeks probe into Polavaram ‘irregularities’ 

The delegation from the State, led by its president Kanna Lakshminarayana, apprised the Union Minister of the status of the progress made.

published on : 14th October 2019

BJP delegation to meet Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today

The BJP leaders, after visiting the project site, felt that the YSRC could have first exposed the alleged irregularities committed by the previous TDP regime before going for reverse tendering. 

published on : 13th October 2019

INTERVIEW | Depleting water reserve a challenge, says Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

A subject like water needs to be treated holistically, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat says, as he speaks to TNIE about the challenges in conserving water.

published on : 29th September 2019

Drinking water quality in Delhi better than European standards: Jal Shakti minister Shekhawat

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is also the Chairman of the Delhi Jal Board, said he was thankful to Shekhawat for his comments.

published on : 25th September 2019

Union Minister Gajendra Shekhawat asks Congress to clarify stand on Article 370

‘Cong is in a state of confusion as party’s leaders are supporting NDA’

published on : 23rd September 2019

Jal Jeevan meet gets underway in Puri

State Drinking Water and Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had launched ‘Vasudha Yojana’ to provide drinking water to villages in Odisha. 

published on : 13th September 2019

Polavaram project decision to be in favour of Andhra, Centre: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

However, Shekhawat said the Centre will take a final call on approving reverse tendering after going through the report submitted by the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA).

published on : 27th August 2019

Jal Jeevan Mission can't be successful without community participation: Shekhawat

Addressing state minister's conference on Jal Jeevan Mission here, Shekhawat exuded confidence and said that the target would be achieved if all the stakeholders walk together.

published on : 26th August 2019

Government using centre as a shield for its bad decisions: Andhra Pradesh BJP

They are playing a mind game just like the TDP to cover up their failures.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Government taking steps to stop river waters flowing into Pakistan: Union Minister

Gajendra Shekhawat's comments assume importance as after the Pulwama terror attack early February and Delhi's retaliatory bombing of a terror camp in Balakot, the bilateral ties have hit new lows.

published on : 21st August 2019
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