Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sanwarl Lal Jat launched the ministry's official Facebook page today, a press release said.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister expressed hope that the programmes and policies of the Ministry will reach to a wider audience with the ministry joining the social networking website.
He said that optimum utilisation of water is very important for a drought and flood prone country like India.
Jat also stressed on the need for proper waste water management.
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati was also present on the occasion.