Aamir Khan announced the 2nd edition of Satyamev Jayate Show : Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, today announced the 2nd edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, with an aim to extend the watershed management programme to 30 tehsils in Maharashtra. Satyamev Jayate first edition, the water conservative initiative under ‘Satyamev Jayate Water Cup’ had been implemented in three tehsils.
The 2nd edition of this team will feature a total number of 116 villages will participate in the competition and will work on the total water storage around 13,68,000 liters of water.
The actor, along with organisations CEO, Satyajit Bhatkal, was here to present entire plan for the second edition of the Cup and interacted with 700 volunteers of Bhartiya Jain Sanghtana (BJS), a city-based organisation.
BJS has decided to join the water conservative initiative of Paani Foundation.
“Since, we are scaling up our battle against drought in the second edition with an aim to take the initiative to 30 tehsils, it will be a challenge for us as we will have to increase our expertise. We will have to scale up on our training facilities so that the quality of knowledge remains the same,” the actor said.
Pitching for public participation to make the state drought free, Aamir said that if society determines and gets united, 100 per cent water will be saved.
On the occasion, he interacted with children of farmers, who have committed suicide over last few years, studying at BJS’ educational rehabilitation centre here.