This study quantifies the magnitude of water that could be reallocated from irrigation to other sectors in India without compromising agricultural output. It also recommends a pathway for India’s reallocation strategy.

In the present study, the possibility of biodegrading the dechlorinated product of 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl)ethane (DDT), 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(chlorophenyl) ethylene (DDE) and structurally related compound 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(chlorophenyl)-ethane (DDD) under aerobic conditions was examined.