Centre to launch 'Jal Gram' scheme next year: Uma Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said that the Centre will launch the Jal Gram (Water Village) Scheme in 2015.

Sanskrit should be recognised as intermediary language: Uma Bharati

In the midst of a row over removal of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Union Minister Uma Bharati on Saturday said Sanskrit should be recognised as an "intermediary" language to fill the "gap" between English and Hindi in the country.

Centre calls meeting to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has called a meeting of water resources ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to discuss the issue of rising water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.

Mulling Varanasi for branch of central water research station: Uma Bharati

The government is mulling a proposal for opening a branch of the Central Water and Power Research Station in Varanasi with a view to intensifying study and research on rivers in the region, Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharati said here on Wednesday.

Telangana Irrigation Minister meets Uma Bharati

In the wake of a dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over sharing of water and electricity, Telangana Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao met Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati here today.

Uma Bharati participates in 'Run for Unity' in UP

Union Minister for Water Resource and River Development Uma Bharati Friday led 'Run for Unity' here on the 139th birth anniversary of the first Home Minister of the country Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Week-long Acharya Tulsi birth centenary kicks off with motto “World peace and Anuvrat Movement”
Week-long Acharya Tulsi birth centenary kicks off with motto “World peace and Anuvrat Movement”

Various dignitaries from political and Bollywood world came together on one platform at Aadhyatmik Sadhana Kendra, Mehrauli Sunday on the occasion of Acharya Shri Tulsi Janma Shatabdi Samaroh-2014 Programme. 

Inter-linking of rivers to be completed in a decade: Uma Bharati

Underlining that government would ensure there would be no loss to environment while linking rivers across the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Friday said the "dream project" would be completed within a decade.

Industries along Ganga should adopt self-regulatory measures: Minister

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday said industries along the Ganga river can contribute a lot in the mission to clean the river by adopting self-regulatory measures to check pollution.

Industries along Ganga should adopt self-regulatory measures: Minister

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Wednesday said industries along the Ganga river can contribute a lot in the mission to clean the river by adopting self-regulatory measures to check pollution.

Planning multiple measures to cleanse Ganga: Bharati

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Tuesday said that steps are being taken to ensure that river Ganga flows uninterrupted and clean in three years.

Uma Bharati to lead Oct 2 'Swachh Bharat' function at Jhansi

Union Minister Uma Bharati will administer the Swachh Bharat Shapath to government officials and staff at Jhansi on October 2.

Make Andhra Pradesh drought-free, Naidu asks Uma Bharati

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday called on union minister Uma Bharati, and sought the central government's co-operation in making his state drought-free.

Uma moots for integrated management of Northeast water resources

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development Uma Bharati has assured Arunachal Pradesh for integrated management of all the water resources of the north-eastern state.

Centre to give funds to states to complete irrigation projects

The Centre has decided to provide financial assistance to state governments for early completion of various incomplete major, medium and minor irrigation projects.

Expertise from IITs to be utilised for cleaning Ganga: Uma Bharati

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharati on Monday said expertise from premier IITs would be utilised for cleaning river Ganga, which would completed at the shortest period.

Mathura MP Hema Malini pitches for Yamuna cleaning project alongside Ganga

In an attempt to rejuvenate river Yamuna, the BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini has asked the Centre to undertake Yamuna cleaning project alongside Ganga project.

Decision on Narmada height taken after Social Justice Ministery report: Uma Bharati

The decision to raise the height of Narmada dam to 138.72 metres was taken after the Social Justice Ministry said it was "100 per cent satisfied" over the rehabilitation of displaced people, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said.

Ganga rejuvenation plan: Water resources secretary Alok Rawat appointed head of CoS

Water resources secretary Alok Rawat has been appointed as the head of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) which will prepare a plan for cleaning and rejuvenating the Ganges, reports said on Friday.

Modi meets BJP general secretaries, asks them to prepare for state polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met BJP general secretaries and discussed organisational matters as also measures to strengthen the party ahead of assembly elections in some key states.