Jal Shakti Ministry formed by Modi Government
02, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- A new ‘Jal Shakti’ Ministry in which the Ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged.
- Shekhawat took charge of the Ministry on Friday, a day after he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister.
- The Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-State water, the flagship initiative to clean the Ganga and the provision of clean drinking water.