President Ram Nath Kovind launches Rs 100 crore clean water initiative
- President Ram Nath Kovind has launched Mata Amritanandamayi
Math's Rs 100 crore clean water initiative for rural India at the math
headquarters in the coastal hamlet of Vallikkavu.
- President Kovind inaugurated the 'Jivamritam' filtration
system, envisaged to provide clean drinking water to 10 million villagers
across the nation.
- The programme was organised as part of the 64th birthday
celebrations of spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, popularly known as
'Amma' among her devotees.
- Kerala is one of the leading spiritual homes in India, referring
to spiritual leaders and social reformers of Kerala like Adi Sankaracharya, Sree
Narayana Guru and Ayyankali.
- The greatest service was to help the poor and downtrodden
and enable them achieve their true potential.
- This included capacity building in the areas of health and
education and ensuring that they get equal opportunities.
- According to the Math authorities, the initial phase of the 'Jivamritam'
project, aimed to install specially designed filtration systems for clean
drinking water in 5,000 villages across country.