The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2016-2017) present the Eleventh Report on the Action Taken by Government on the Observations / Recommendations contained in the Fifth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Water Resources on the subject “Review of Ground Water Scenario, need for a comprehensive policy and measures to

This study presents some lessons from a selection of IUCN interventions in dryland areas that have adapted to a greater or lesser extent to the conditions of drylands, notably focusing on water management to deal with scarcity and variability.

Ground Water Year Book is based on the information generated by monitoring of ground water observation wells of NCT-Delhi during the field Season of 2015-16. The water requirement in National Capital Territory of Delhi is increasing at a rapid pace mainly due to ever increasing population and its associated demands.

GURGAON: The forest department is planning to conduct a detailed study of the movement of leopards and their habitat in the Aravalis, to prepare a comprehensive conservation and protection manageme

City corporation will execute rooftop fibre tank method of rainwater harvesting only in selected wards in its initial phase on an experimental basis.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : State government has approved the guidelines for well recharge scheme to be implemented as part of Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee scheme.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion in Ground Water Level, 17/11/2016. Ground water is primarily being used for irrigation, drinking and industrial purposes. Due to growing urbanization, industrialization and population, ground water levels in various parts of the Country are declining. Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR carries out ground water monitoring, four times a year, on regional scale through a network of observation wells in the Country including Chhattisgarh.

Though Congress is ready for mass resignations following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the SYL, farmers, the affected party, are muted in their reaction.

PUNE: In an effort to make Maharashtra a drought-free state, Paani foundation, an organisation working for watershed management, set up by Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, will conserve the precious res

Although the Ganges River Basin (GRB) has abundant water resources, the seasonal monsoon causes a mismatch in water supply and demand, which creates severe water-related challenges for the people living in the basin, the rapidly growing economy and the environment.