River Cities Alliance

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    • DHARA the annual meeting of the members of the River Cities Alliance (RCA), is being organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA).
      • DHARA which stands for Driving Holistic Action for Urban Rivers, is a platform to co-learn and discuss solutions for managing local water resources.

    River Cities Alliance 

    • River Cities Alliance (RCA) was launched in 2021 as a dedicated platform for river cities across India to discuss & exchange information for sustainable management of urban rivers.
    • It includes cities from both the Ganga basin and non-Ganga basin states.
    • River Cities Alliance is a first-of-its-kind Alliance in the world, symbolising the successful partnership of the two Ministries i.e., the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 
    • The Alliance focuses on three broad themes- Networking, Capacity Building and Technical Support.

    Source: PIB