PM Modi keeps focus on Water Conservation, Self-Reliant India in his radio address

New Delhi, Feb. 28 (Agency) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Atmanirbhar Bharat' is not merely a government-led effort, it is the national spirit of India to make the country self-reliant. Addressing the 74th edition of his monthly radio broadcast -Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister announced that in a few days, the Jal Shakti Ministry will launch a campaign Catch the Rain' aimed to catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls.During this month of Magh', Haridwar is hosting Kumbh this year. On March 22, World Water day will be celebrated. To associatemagh’ month with water is that after this month winters end and summers begin,’ he said.

In his 33-minute radio address, Mr Modi touched upon various issues concerning the country — corona virus, water conservation, exam season for students, efforts to make science more popular across India. “From now on, we will get the rain water harvesting system — already in place — and make it function. We will get villages, ponds cleaned to help increase water harvesting,’ he said.