President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates winners of 3rd National Water Awards in Delhi
President Ram Nath Kovind today felicitated the winners of the 3rd National Water Awards in New Delhi. 57 awards were presented to States, Organizations and Individuals in 11 different categories including Best State, Best District, Best Village Panchayat and Best Urban Local Body.
The award winners in different categories were given citations, trophies and cash prizes. During the event, the President also launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain campaign 2022 which will continue to be implemented this year till 30th of November.
In his address, Mr Kovind said, water is life and the nature has given us rivers and many great civilizations prospered in the banks of the rivers.
The President said, in Indian culture, rivers have a special significance and rivers are worshiped as mother. He said, there are special places in India dedicated to rivers.