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लाल , बैंगनी ,पीला -
हर रंग में खिलता है गुलमोहर
धूप में छाँव की तरह
घने पत्तों के साये में -
शीतल बयार की तरह
पीले खिले फूल
-तुम्हारी मुस्कान की तरह
नीले आसमान के नीचेखिले बैगनी फूल -
किसी याद की तरह
शाखों से लटकते लाल गुलमोहर
-मन की आग की तरह

विश्व जल दिवस --२२ मार्च

Reforms in Water Sector
(On the Occasion of 22nd March-World Water Day)

Since the beginning of human history, there have been wars over water issues. It is being said that there could be war over water in future. The conflict is over how water is perceived, valued and treated. Water is life saviour elixir. The importance of water as a vital resource to the life system and an essential component of societal development can not be over emphasized. Over the years, many ancient civilizations emphasized on various mechanisms of water collection & distribution.

The eighth five year plan of the Govt. of India outlined a key principle for the sector - Water being managed as a commodity and not a free service. The National Water Policy of 2002 favours widespread private sector participation in the country’s water management ….. Wherever feasible, public-private partnerships should be encouraged in such a manner that we can attract private investment in the development and management of water …