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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Restoration of Water Bodies, 05/12/2019. A total of 7,98,908 water bodies (size more than 0.01 ha) have been mapped under India- WRIS project using Satellite Imageries. State-wise detail is enclosed as Annexure.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Standards for Drinking Water, 28/11/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Restoration of Water Bodies , 28/11/2019. As per the Water Bodies mapped on India- WRIS portal, total number of water bodies in the country are 7,98,908 (size more than 0.01 Ha).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Muzaffar Hussain, Ecosorz Foundation Vs State of Rajasthan dated 27/11/2019 regarding inaction of the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board against illegal extraction of ground water at Rawatbhata, District Chittorgarh, Rajasthan by water mafia for commercial purpose.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Jitendra Singh Vs Ministry of Environment & Others dated 25/11/2019 regarding allotment of local ponds to private industrialists. The case was dismissed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the basis of an affidavit filed by Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority on the ground that it was developing bigger alternative water bodies.

The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has conducted a survey on Drinking Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition as a part of 76th round of National Sample Survey (NSS).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Scarcity in Major Cities, 21/11/2019. NITI Aayog, in its report titled “Composite Water Management Index” published in June 2018, has mentioned that 21 major cities are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020. This is based on the estimates of annual groundwater replenishment and its extraction.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Scarcity in Major Cities, 21/11/2019. NITI Aayog, in its report titled “Composite Water Management Index” published in June 2018, has mentioned that 21 major cities are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020. This is based on the estimates of annual groundwater replenishment and its extraction.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion of Water Level near Rivers and Reservoirs, 21/11/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion of Water Level near Rivers and Reservoirs, 21/11/2019.

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