Water Scarcity

Water Scarcity

Depleting Groundwater: Overexploitation A Major Challenge In Providing Clean Drinking Water,’ Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Depleting Groundwater, Overexploitation Major Challenges In Providing Clean Drinking Water: Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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Citing successful models from across the country, the Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat encouraged all the states to plan for recharge and reuse of greywater generated from households for agriculture and irrigation purpose ...
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Railways To Build Reservoirs In Bullet Train Depots To Harvest Rainwater For Maintenance

Railways To Build Reservoirs In Bullet Train Depots To Harvest Rainwater For Maintenance
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Indian Railways is set to build reservoirs in its bullet train depots to store rainwater which would be used in the maintenance of the high-speed trains ...
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To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office

To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office
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In an eco-friendly move, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has banned the usage of disposable plastic water bottles in their office ...
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Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut
News Water Supply
The government has launched ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to ensure drinking water to all by 2024, however, it slashed budget for major schemes for the conservation of water sources like National Ganga Plan, National River Conservation Groundwater Management ...
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Water Crisis: Tamil Nadu To Recharge Water Bodies With Treated Sewage, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami

Water Crisis: Tamil Nadu To Recharge Water Bodies With Treated Sewage, Says Chief Minister K Palaniswami
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Chief Minister K Palaniswami has announced that a Detailed Project Report (DPR) will be prepared for recharging water bodies in and around Chennai using recycled water ...
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Water Conservation: Government Mapping Fast-Depleting Groundwater Reserves Across The Country

Water Conservation: Government Mapping Fast-Depleting Groundwater Reserves Across The Country
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As per the Government of India, mapping of groundwater would be useful in formulating policy regarding water conservation and careful utilisation of groundwater reserves ...
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Water Woes: Taps In Government Buildings To Have Flow-Controlling Device To Save Water

Water Woes: Taps In Government Buildings To Have Flow-Controlling Device To Save Water
Delhi News
Jal Shakti Ministry had issued a memorandum last month highlighting the need for conserving water and had asked government offices to install aerators in the taps which is a device that can control the flow of water ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water
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In the first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ post re-election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens to conserve water and tap traditional methods for water management ...
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Centre Working With States To Improve Water Situation, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Centre Working With States To Improve Water Situation, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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Mr. Shekhawat said the Ministry of Jal Shakti has been created by Government of India, integrating the erstwhile Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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‘Gold Cheaper Than Water In Chennai’, Said Rajya Sabha Member On Tamil Nadu Water Crisis

‘Gold Cheaper Than Water In Chennai’, Said Rajya Sabha Member On Tamil Nadu Water Crisis
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Raising concern on water crisis in Tamil Nadu, Rajya Sabha member said that employees have been asked to work from home and several restaurants have shut down in the state ...
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AAP Government Seeks To Make Delhi Self-Sufficient In Water

AAP Government Seeks To Make Delhi Self-Sufficient In Water
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To recharge the groundwater, the Delhi government last year approved a proposal to rejuvenate 159 water-bodies across the city besides creating two mega lakes at Nilothi and Rohini ...
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The Waterman Of India, Rajendra Singh, Says ‘Water Literacy’ Is Need Of The Hour As Country Faces Water Crisis

The Waterman Of India, Rajendra Singh, Says ‘Water Literacy’ Is Need Of The Hour As Country Faces Water Crisis
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As India faces major water shortage, experts highlight that lack of mindful usage and mismanagement of water sources have resulted in the current crisis situation in the country ...
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