Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar conferred upon the fourth National Water Awards in New Delhi on June 17. The Jal Shakti Ministry had announced a total of 41 winners, covering 11 categories, including joint winners, for the fourth National Water Awards, 2022. Each award winner was conferred with a citation, a trophy, as well as cash prizes.
- Madhya Pradesh was awarded the first prize in the best state category.
- In the best district category, the award was given to Ganjam District of Odisha.
- The best Village Panchayat award was presented to Jagannadhapuram Village Panchayat, Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana.
As part of the ongoing nationwide drive to realize the Government’s vision of a ‘Water Prosperous India’, the award focused on encouraging the good work and efforts made by various individuals and organizations. It sought to create awareness among people about the importance of water and motivated them to adopt the best water use practices.
Question : Which state receive the first prize in the best state category in the fourth National Water Awards, 2022?
a) Madhya Pradesh
Ans : a) Madhya Pradesh