World Water Day

 

Context:

  • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has urged people to take the pledge to save every drop of water on World Water Day.
  • On this occasion, he has also appreciated all those individuals and organisations who are working towards saving water.

 

What is the theme for 2022?

“Groundwater, making the invisible visible”, is the theme for World Water Day, 2022.

 

About:

·         The main intention of World Water Day is to support the achievement of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6, which is to ensure safe water and sanitation for all by 2030.

·         The idea of observing a water day around the world was first mooted during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. That year, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution by which March 22 was declared World Day for Water.

Source: THE HINDU

 

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