Climate change is one of a few major factors that ensure the country will continue to struggle to supply its cities and industries and fields with enough water, particularly in the North, as well as face more frequent and longer droughts.

The Africa–Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Project seeks to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and technical cooperation among drought-prone countries in Africa and Asia and thus to promote best practices in drought risk management (DRM) for development in the two regions.

New Delhi: In the first step towards streamlining and managing Delhi’s water, Delhi Jal Board and Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) organized the first consultative works

In 2003, when Hungund taluk in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka was hit by a severe drought, farmers did not have to buy food grain from the market. Nearly 90 per cent of them had built bunds and conserved topsoil using traditional techniques of drought-proofing which have their roots in this district.

The farmers in the suicide-prone districts of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra are aware of the union government

This document on the management of drought during 2009 published by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation of the Ministry of Agriculture presents the deficiency & erratic behaviour of rainfall, impact of drought, mitigation efforts initiated and their results.

Discussion in Rajya Sabha on severe drought in eastern India, specially West Bengal and Bihar.

The main purpose of this paper is to present a somewhat unorthodox viewpoint about how the Indian Water Resources Engineers need to deal with water related extremes. Either such extreme situations are actually increasing, or the people's perceptions about such changes is becoming sharper.

The Centre will on Tuesday hold a high-level meeting to finalise the implementation of the Rs 7277 crore Bundelkhand package announced earlier by the Government.

This new water policy for Rajasthan presents the framework for sustainable development and management of water resources in the state. It focuses towards community-level empowerment and responsibility for water management.

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