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Union Cabinet approves nationwide project for rehabilitation and improvement of dams worth Rs. 10,211 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2020

The Union Cabinet approved externally aided DRIP Phase II and Phase III in its meeting held on October 29, 2020. The project will initially cover Nineteen (19) States and three (3) Central...

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World Water Day | Managing challenges for water access to all

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 23, 2020

The launching of a novel scheme under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) by the Prime Minister in December for ensuring piped water supply to all rural households by 2024, is a welcome step in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (6.1) for achieving universal and...

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Memorandum signed for participatory groundwater management

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

With an aim to recharge groundwater, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked recently in New Delhi by Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), department of Water Resources, Western Sydney University, Australia and others. “This MoU, for project MARVI (Managing Aquifer...

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ADB to provide USD 91 mn loan for Vijayanagara Channel

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 91 million loan to modernise the Vijayanagara Channel irrigation systems and prepare river basin management plans in the Krishna river. The basin management plan will help improve irrigation water use efficiency and contribute...

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IIT-D joins hands with UK body to work towards water security

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

IIT-Delhi on Monday said it has entered a £20-million international collaboration with UK Research and Innovation to develop new approaches to tackle challenges and barriers to water security...

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