NEW DELHI(AIR): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the drought situation and the need to conserve water in the 19th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on Sunday.
Stressing on the need of water conservation he said, “When the water table rises, the quality of water also improves. Clean drinking water means better health & stronger growth of economy.”
He also said that though news of a good rainfall this monsoon is great, it brings challenges as well. “We need to look into how to maximise crop productivity,” he said.
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I was told that in Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), the administration took the water crisis issue sensitively and brought about changes in crop pattern: PM Modi