Bhubaneswar: Odisha has earned praise for its milestone achievement of setting up more than 10,000 rainwater harvesting structures (RWHS) within 75 days across the 114 urban local bodies (ULBs)

The water structures are to aid water conservation and groundwater recharge ahead of the onset of the southwest monsoon under ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign.

Hailing the ‘brilliant effort’, union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat tweeted, “10,000 Rain water harvesting structures in 75 days across 114 local bodies is a commendable feat. This campaign run under Mukhya Mantri Karma Tatapara Abhiyan ( MUKTA) will help #CatchTheRain at a mammoth scale across the state.
The campaign, which will benefit 114 towns, was completed in 75 days under Mukhyamantri Karma Tatpara Abhiyan Yojana (MUKTA) scheme.The MUKTA scheme is an urban wage employment scheme that provides opportunities to needy people.The pioneering scheme is launched by chief minister .