National Water Awards 2018 online application forms are invited by Ministry of Water Resources at mygov.in. These awards will focus on effective and efficient management on scientific methodology for its sustainable development. Interested candidates can apply online for these awards at the official website before 31 December 2018.
These national awards will encourage non governmental organizations (NGOs), gram panchayats, urban local bodies, water user associations, institutions, corporate sector & individuals to adopt innovative practices of ground water augmentation. This could be done through rainwater harvesting, artificial recharge, promotion of water use efficiency, recycling & re-use of water.
Moreover, these awards would create awareness through people’s participation. This would result in sustainability of ground water resources development and adequate capacity building among stakeholders.
National Water Awards Online Application Form
Below is the complete procedure to apply online for National Water Awards 2018-19:-
- Candidates can submit their applications through MyGov portal at https://mygov.in/task/national-water-awards/
- Firstly, all the applicants need to make National Water Awards online registration on mygov.in portal to submit any entry.
- Applicants shall download application-forms for respective category
- All the candidates must submit the duly filled application form. In addition to this, signed application form shall be uploaded on MyGov portal
Applicants can even provide link to videos (if applicable) in the “Submit task” text box.
National Water Awards 2018-19 Categories
There are following categories applicable for National Water Awards 2018-19:-
|Categories for National Water Awards|
|Best State Normal Category|
|Best State Special Category|
|Best District Ground Water Recharge|
|Best District Revival of River|
|Best District Rejuvenation of Water Bodies|
|Best Village Panchayat|
|Best Municipal Corporation|
|Best TV Show For Water Conservation|
|Best Newspaper Hindi|
|Best Newspaper English|
|Best Religious Recreational Tourism Water Usage|
|Best Large Scale Industry|
|Best Medium Small Scale Industry|
Water is one of the most part of life and the rapid pace of irrigation growth, urbanization & industrialization has put enormous stress on water resources. This has led to water scarcity in some regions of the country. Moreover, climate change has also put an adverse effect on the hydrlogic cycle. So, it is necessary to prevent this scarce resource by effective & efficient methodology for sustainable development.