Recently, the President of India presented the Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman 2023 and graced the launch of Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain-2023 in New Delhi.


About Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman

  • Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman’ is to highlight and acknowledge the leadership and contribution of women at the grass-root level in the journey towards making a ‘Swachh Sujal Bharat’.
  • The women achievers who have contributed exceptionally to ODF Plus Model Villages, Har Ghar Jal Villages, Water Conservation, etc. under the National Flagship Missions were felicitated.
  • This year’s event was organised by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti to honour the women champions of the rural water and sanitation sector.


What is the Catch the Rain campaign?

  • Catch the Rain is a Jan Andolan campaign to encourage all stakeholders to create rainwater harvesting structures (RWHS).
  • Tag line: Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls.
  • The campaign is implemented by the National Water Mission (NWM), Ministry of Jal Shakti.
  • The campaign takes place across the country, in both rural and urban areas.