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Water scarcity dips oil palm cultivation

Due to scarcity of rain in past few years, the oil palm crop has decreased to 650 hectares, which was earlier cultivated in 3,373 hectares in the district.

published on : 11th September 2018

Rajasthan ranks low on drinking water supply for villages, says Niti Aayog report

The Niti Aayog has asked the state to improve the access rate and the quality of drinking water in rural habitations while lauding its efforts in surface water restoration and participatory irrigation

published on : 16th June 2018

Ground reality of water scarcity in Delhi

Not a single region in Delhi has recorded a significant rise in groundwater level during last two decades. 

published on : 2nd June 2018

Locals lock water drums in Rajasthan village to avoid robbery

With the temperature hovering around 45 degrees in most parts of the state, water scarcity has become a big issue of concern.

published on : 31st May 2018

Water woes in Shimla

published on : 30th May 2018

Rs 1000 crore for Keonjhar’s projects

Collector directed to take up drinking water projects on saturation mode.

published on : 30th May 2018

Severe water crisis hits Telangana's temple towns

Severe water scarcity in Vemulawada in erstwhile Karimnagar - Kondagattu and Dharmapuri is forcing the pilgrims to stay in private lodges.

published on : 12th May 2018

Water scarcity in Madhya Pradesh village forces girls to walk 4 km for toilet

The girls of the government hostel travel every day with their school teacher and other maids with buckets to use the toilet.

published on : 10th May 2018

Rivers of life: How Kerala districts conserve water resources through people’s movement

While the government machinery has been a little slow to get in on the act, people have voluntarily come forth to conserve water resources in their respective areas.

published on : 29th April 2018

Odisha: Drop in ground water level mounts water crisis in Rourkela

Clusters housing small slums don’t have piped water supply during summer

published on : 25th April 2018

Tamil Nadu: Water woes force Cuddalore farmers to switch over to horticulture crops

Farming of vegetables and fruits increase while paddy, sugarcane cultivation dips

published on : 25th April 2018

Odisha: Four years on, Burla water project yet to take off

No visible progress has been witnessed on the much-hyped six million litres per day (MLD) drinking water project, foundation for which was laid more than four years back.

published on : 21st April 2018

Tamil Nadu: Cuddalore lake in making to quench thirst of Chennaiites

Chennai will get water from a new reservoir in times of distress, if the 950-acre lake in Cuddalore district becomes a reality. The new reservoir is coming up, mostly on lands owned by a few State gov

published on : 21st April 2018

Coastal villages in Odisha reel under water scarcity

With no provision of drinking water, people are forced to consume contaminated water from pits to quench their thirst.

published on : 19th April 2018

'Day zero' arriving soon: With water reservoirs shrinking, taps in India may be left high and dry

A new early warning satellite system has revealed that India along with Spain, Morocco and Iraq faces the risk of shrinking reservoirs that can lead to taps going dry.

published on : 12th April 2018
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