• Water Vision@2047 is part of PM’s India@2047 plan
• Thematic sessions at the conference to focus on water security, water usage efficiency, water governance, water infrastructure and water quality
• State Ministers of Water Resources, Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) and Irrigation from all States/ UTs of the country will participate
Marching forward with Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi’s vision to make India a developed Nation by 2047, the Government is deliberating on the preparation of the Action Plan and Vision Document of India@2047. While addressing the challenges of water security as part of the India@2047 plan, the Hon’ble Prime Minister has proclaimed the ‘5P’ mantra which includes Political will, Public financing, Partnerships, Public Participation and Persuasion for sustainability. India’s water sector will play a significant role in achieving heights India strives to reach in the next crucial years.
To take forward action plan, the Ministry of Jal Shakti is organizing the “1st All India Annual State Ministers Conference on Water’’ with the theme “Water Vision@2047” in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 5th & 6th January, 2023. The primary objective of the 2-days Conference is to gather inputs for the India@2047 and 5P vision from the different water stakeholders of the states, water being a state subject, and also to improve engagement and partnership with the states and to share the initiatives and schemes of the Ministry of Jal Shakti.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the Hon’ble Minister of Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will grace the occasion. The Hon’ble Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Food Processing Industries Shri Prahlad Singh Patel will also be present during the event. The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis will chair one of the important thematic sessions on Water Governance during the Conference. State Ministers of Water Resources, Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) and Irrigation from all States/ UTs have been invited to prepare a blue print of Water Vision@2047 and prepare a road map to address the water problems of the country.
The Senior Secretaries of Water Resources, Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) and Irrigation from all States/ UTs along with Agriculture Production Commissioners will also be attending the Conference. There will be an exhibition where young innovators/ startups will showcase on new innovations in the water sector.