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Government plans solar pump sets in water scarce areas of Bhubaneswar

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2018

Drinking water crisis during summer months being...

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Citing India, UNGA President says world needs science for addressing water scarcity

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2018

Citing a project in India where farmers are using solar-powered pumps to access groundwater for irrigation, UN General Assembly president Miroslav Lajcak has said that the world needs science...

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Water level in 91 major reservoirs down by 2%

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 19, 2018

The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country is has gone down to 39 per cent of their total capacity from 41 per cent last week, the Union water resources ministry said in a...

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Centre pushes Rs 6,000 crore plan to tackle water depletion

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Fast depleting ground water in nearly 30% of the assessed blocks in the country has pushed the Centre to fast-track its Rs 6,000 crore ambitious plan aimed at efficient management of available...

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IRENA-WRI analysis - urgent action significantly reduces water consumption in power sector.

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

A new policy brief co-authored by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) finds that increasing the share of renewables, in particular solar...

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Sustainability Outlook Partners with Nispana Innovative Platforms for National Summit – Sustainable Water & Sanitation Summit 2018 – Bangalore, India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than 1 billion citizens. 163 Million People lack access to safe water and 210 Million people lack access to improved sanitation...

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Water conservation programme for Budelkhand to be launched tomorrow

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

The Centre has planned an extensive water conservation programme for drought prone areas of Bundelkhand (Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh), Marathwada (Maharashtra) and Kalahandi, Bolangir and...

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Stop excessive water extraction from Ganga floodplains: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017

Excessive extraction of water between Haridwar and Unnao in Ganga floodplains is a serious issue and should be immediately stopped, the National Green Tribunal said on Thursday. A bench headed...

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Drought: 18 states asked to use central budget

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

The drinking water ministry has asked 18 drought-prone states to utilise 25% of the Central budget available with them to mitigate drinking water crisis.

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Prime Minister asks states to replicate Jalyukta Shivar to tackle water crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday mentioned the Maharashtra government’s flagship project Jalyukta Shivar to tackle drought situation in the country. Speaking at the BJP national conclave in...

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