The endeavour aims at engaging with the community on sustainable water management, equity in water distribution, water conservation and women as principal stakeholders in water governance.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar was participating in the G20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting, one of the ministerial meetings organised as part of the G20 Leaders Summit 2021.
The winning teams will get an opportunity to present their findings at the Annual UMASS Homecoming Research Symposium and would have their work featured on the DACSS research website.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das said that the government has set up Village/Ward Secretariats to deliver the government schemes at the doorstep of beneficiaries.
K Kasturirangan, who headed the committee that drafted the National Education Policy-2020, noted that the new policy has been crafted to ensure that it touched the life of every citizen.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said such a community-oriented approach will help address distortions in local level planning and lead to balanced regional growth.
Winners share lifestyle changes that we need to adopt to make Earth sustainable
India slips two spots to rank 117 on 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted as 2030 agenda: Report
India's rank dropped by two places primarily because major challenges like ending hunger and achieving food security, achieving gender equality and other goals remain in the country.
Its overall performance has improved from 2019, when its composite score was 67.
Odisha remains one among bottom five states; found lagging in key social parameters like poverty, health, edu, gender equality and peace
Since its launch in December 2018, Kerala has been topping the index, which has become the primary tool for monitoring progress on the SDGs in the country.
Kerala retained the top rank among states, while Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer, according to a report released on Thursday.