With a view to conserve water for the future, the Prime Minister launched a new Mission on Amrit Sarovar on 24th April 2022. The Mission is aimed at developing and rejuvenating 75 water bodies in each district of the country as a part of celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.In total, it would lead to creation of 50,000 water bodies of a size of about an Acre or more.
As a part of Mission Amrit Sarovar, as many as 4391 sites have been identified for creation and renovation of Amrit Sarovars in Karnataka. The mission is to create and restore at least 75 ponds in every district of the country by August 15, 2023.
|Sr. No.||State||Identified Sites for Amrit Sarovar||Work Started against identified Sites||Work Completed|
As many as 175 lakes from Belagavi District have been identified for restoration under the initiative. Among 175 identified sites, work at 55 sites is in progress. while work at 10 Sites already completed.
|Sr. No.||District||Identified Sites for Amrit Sarovar||Work Started against identified Sites||Work Completed|
|Sr. No.||Tehsil||Identified Sites for Amrit Sarovar||Work Started against identified Sites||Work Completed|
|Sr. No.||Village||Identified Sites for Amrit Sarovar||Work Started against identified Sites||Work Completed|
The Mission Amrit Sarovar is to be completed by 15th August 2023. Around 50,000 such Amrit Sarovar may be constructed in the country. Each of these Amrit Sarovar will have approx. area of 1 acre with a water holding capacity of 10,000 cubic meter.
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People’s participation in the Mission is the focal point. Local freedom fighter, their family members, Martyr’s family members, Padma Awardee and citizens of the local area wherein an Amrit Sarovar is to be constructed, will be engaged at all stages. On every 15th August, National Flag hoisting will be organised on every Amrit Sarovar site .