Hyderabad: Mission Bhagiratha won another accolade, this time the award from the National Water Mission. The award for the TRS government’s safe drinking water programme, led by the Department of Telangana Rural Water Supply & Sanitation, was one of the three that the State won for the year 2019.
Telangana’s efforts at water management and efficient use of this resource also received two other awards. These were announced on Friday by the National Water Mission of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, in New Delhi.
The other awards were won by the State’s Irrigation and Command Area Development Department for its Telangana Water Resources Information System, while the State’s Groundwater Department was chosen for the award for its work on Users Centred Aquifer Level Groundwater management. The awards will be given at a function on September 25 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.