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Massive effort to conserve water soon, says PM Modi

With various parts of the country witnessing drought, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a “massive effort” would be launched for water conservation and storage under MNREGA in a couple of months. He also  urged the National Cadet Corps (NCC) to contribute in this direction.

Modi, while reviewing the functioning of official youth organisations, including the NCC, NSS, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Indian Red Cross Society and NYKS here, emphasised on the need for better coordination and synergy among these groups.

“Discussing the immediate tasks ahead where these organisations could play an important role, the PM said that in the next couple of months, there would be a massive effort under MGNREGA for water conservation and storage mechanisms,” a PMO statement said.

His comment on water conservation and storage mechanisms assumes significance as various parts of the country are reeling under drought.

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