09 March 2019 Current Affairs:
Jala Amrutha will be major water conservation scheme that will focus on drought-proofing measures, including protection and rejuvenation of water bodies.
State government has sanctioned grant of Rs 500 crore. Under it, state government aims to rejuvenate 14,000 waterbodies and building 12,000 check-dams in next two years.
Karnataka government has declared 2019 as the Year of Water.
♦ Karnataka chief minister - H D Kumaraswamy