Maharashtra Government $270 Million from Green Climate Fund (Download PDF)

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Maharashtra Government is getting help of $ 270 million as Green Climate Fund (GCF) from 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG) . Amount invested in state government՚s integrated watershed program- Jalyukt Shivar Yojana to augmented ground water in drought affected areas.

$ 270 Million as Green Climate Fund
  • Raised funds to be used to connect efficient use of water at the village level through technology and infrastructure development and in crop diversification and adding market linkages.

What is Maharashtra Water Resources Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MWRMP) ?

  • 2030WRG with Maharashtra Government launched the MWRMP to address critical water resources.
  • Aims to accelerate water use efficiency programme in irrigated areas,
  • Promotes agriculture growth and income enhancement
  • Develop public-private-community partnership models for program implementation.
  • Develop viable financing solutions like blended finance models for promoting water efficiency.

What is 2030WRG?

  • Hosted by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) , a member of World Bank.
  • Public-private-civil society collaboration for water resources reform in developing countries.
  • Aims to close the gap between water demand and supply by the year 2030.
  • Facilitates open, trust-based dialogue to drive water resources reform in water stressed developing countries

Green Climate Fund (GCF)

  • The GCF is a fund under the UN.
  • Guided by the principles and provisions of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Aims to help developing countries to finance clean energy projects especially in developing countries

- Published/Last Modified on: September 4, 2017

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