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National Water Mission

 The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) describes the features of National Water Mission as under: “A National Water Mission will be mounted to ensure integrated water resource management helping to conserve water, minimize wastage and ensure more equitable distribution both across and within states. The Mission will take into account the provisions of the National Water Policy and develop a framework to optimize water use by increasing water use efficiency by 20% through regulatory mechanisms with differential entitlements and pricing.

 
This Comprehensive Mission Document of “National Water Mission” identifies the strategies for achieving the goal of (a) Comprehensive water data base in public domain and assessment of  the impact of climate change on water resource,(b)Promotion of citizen and state action for water conservation, augmentation and preservation, (c)  Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas, (d) Increasing water uses efficiency by 20% and (e) Promotion of basin level integrated water resource management.
 
Please visit http://nwm.gov.in/ for more information about the Mission.