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To Reach All Households In Villages By 2024

Eight of the nine major dams in the Marathwada region have gone dry; CM Fadnavis promises action

Sporting a floral top, 10-year-old Khushi was rolling a grey-coloured 30-litre plastic barrel filled with water on a narrow lane of Sanjay Colony in south Delhi.

There is no scarcity of water as the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is supplying water more than its capacity, said DJB vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya.

Record number of tankers are sole source of water in large parts of state.

To increase piped water coverage from the existing low 18 per cent to 100 per cent coverage by 2024, the Centre has requested all states to adopt an approach similar to the newly-formulated Jal Sha

Given that water is a State subject, it will take the exercise of “cooperative federalism” to achieve the Modi government’s big-ticket agenda of providing piped drinking water to all households by

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PONDA: The authorities looking into the water crisis at OPA dam are now pinning all their hopes on the expected rainfall this monsoon season as they have run out of all other emergency measures.

India typically witnesses water scarcity during summer months, but the situation this year is particularly grim in western and southern states

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