MUMBAI: On Monday bollywood actor Aamir Khan conveyed it was his dream to make convinced that the water crisis in Maharashtra was resolved for good within the subsequently five years. He was conversing at 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Awards 2016'. The opposition judged water harvesting efforts of diverse villages.
The actor and his wife Kiran Rao, down with the squad of his popular TV show "Satyamev Jayate", have formed Paani Foundation, which works in connection with the state government to establish ways to conclude water scarcity. The first prize worth Rs. 50 lakhs went to Velu village in Koregaon tehsil. Second prize of Rs. 30 lakhs was shared by Khapartone and Jaigaon villages in Ambejogai and Koregaon tehsils, correspondingly.
Radi Tanda in Ambejogai and Wathoda in Warud tehsils shared the third prize, carrying Rs.20 lakhs. The competition was held from April 20 to June 5 and villages were judged by the amount of water storage they created through water harvesting methods. The 51-year-old actor sleet the efforts of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to make Maharastra drought-free. Amir has also further conveyed that, it is our dream to make Maharashtra drought-free in five years.
And it is our good chance that Maharashtra got a Chief Minister who has promised to solve the water crisis. His supporting will is really strong. Mr Fadnavis conveyed people's contribution was of utmost significance for an initiative like this, and hailed Aamir and his squad for their hard work. He has also further conveyed that, at present our 'yug dharam' is to finish drought. That is our aim…A big association of water conservation has commenced. I thank Aamir.
The first edition of the Water Cup was limited to three districts. Aamir conveeyd the next phase of the Cup would optimistically engage some 30 districts. Actor Amir has also further conveyed that, in round one, we labor in 3 districts. In round 2, we are hoping to go to 30 districts and use our knowledge of round one there.
He was extremely enthused by the irresistible response to the competition; he conveyed and accounted the local people for the achievement. Actor Amir Khan has also further conveyed adding that, it is stirring to see the result. We required to see if people will do this on their own because we are giving them only information and training.