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. It will seek to ensure that a considerable... read more

Goals of NWM

Comprehensive water data base in public domain and assessment of impact of climate change on water resources
Promotion of citizen and State action for water conservation, augmentation and preservation
Focused attention to vulnerable areas including overexploited areas
Increasing water use efficiency by 20%
Promotion of basin level integrated water resources management

NWM Awards

National water mission