A Bill to regulate and manage the development of groundwater and the matters connected therewith and incidental thereto. This Act may be called the “Haryana State Groundwater Management & Regulation Act, 2013.

For the health of Ganga, the Ganga River Basin Management Plan (GRBMP) has suggested some restriction of environmentally harmful activities that damage the river and its environment.

Around 600 ethnic populations have started enjoying arsenic-free safe drinking water in Kalna village for the first time as two hand- driven tube-wells were commissioned there around one month ago

Despite being one of the worst examples of depleting groundwater resources in the country, Punjab seems to be oblivious to augmentation efforts to fill in the gap, or so suggests the Union Water Re

Data referred to in reply to Lok Sabha Starred Question No.87 for 11.12.2013 regarding slum population. As per “Census 2011, Housing Stock, Amenities and Assets in Slums” reported from 2543 towns out of total 4041 statutory towns in the country, main amenities available in the slum areas are as: Tap is the main source of drinking water in the slum areas of the country - 74% households use tap water, 3% well water, 20.3% hand pump/tube well and 2.8% use other source of drinking water.

Over 1.5m people in five upazilas of Chapainawabganj in Rajshahi region are at risk of arsenic poisoning due to contaminated tube well waters.

PANJIM: The High Court of Bombay at Goa, in a public interest litigation, has ordered that the policy on digging of bore wells, tube wells and controlling of activities of water tankers be formulat

As Delhi heads for polls, some key issues are agitating the common voter although these may not be felt as much by the city’s well-heeled sections. One such issue is water.

Adverse impact of climate change has started posing a serious threat to the farming sector alongside overall living and livelihood condition in vast barind tract consisting the districts of Rajshah

This note is in response to the article “Major Insights from India’s Minor Irrigation Censuses: 1986-87 to 2006-07” (EPW, 29 June 2013) by Mukherji, Rawat and Shah. The authors claim to offer an understanding of the
evolution of ground water irrigation in India.

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