Modi Seeks Mass Effort to Combat Drought
NEW DELHI: Sharing concern over drought in various parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched for water conservation through a mass movement as he pinned hopes on the monsoon which is predicted to bring up to 110% of rainfall this season. In his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, he also spoke on efforts to clean Ganga and Yamuna rivers, hoping that these will show results in some time. Among other issues, he delved on education, emphasising that the focus should now shift from enrolment to providing quality education.
PM pins hopes on monsoon, which may bring up to 110% of rains this season