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Closing India’s water loop

Closing India’s water loop

India's fragile and finite water resources are depleting, while the multi-sectoral needs of water from sustained economic growth (over 8 per cent) will further increase demand for water with supporting dynamics like increased energy and consumption.

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Govt works on 225 dam projects across the country

Govt works on 225 dam projects across the country

The Government of India is implementing the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank for the repair and rehabilitation of about 225 dam projects across Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Jharkhand (DVC) and Uttrakhand (UJVNL).

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Govt to declare sixth waterway

Govt to declare sixth waterway

India has five inland waterways and the Central Government is in the process of dec¡laring the Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch of river Barak in Assam as the sixth National Waterway. The Minister of Water Resources will move a Bill in Parliament for declaring

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Water business is bound to give great business

Water business is bound to give great business

Water supply and waste water management are the two major areas where the country has to step up its efforts to provide its citizens with clean drinking water and safe sewage disposal. To achieve this, increased private participation is needed.