Aquifer Mapping Current Affairs, GK & News
On March 19, 2020, the Ministry Jal Shakti replied in Lok Sabha that out of 25 lakh square kilo metre of mappable area, plans for 11.8 lakh square km area have been developed. Highlights The Ministry also informed that the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) implementing the mapping programme has assessed 3,600 units out of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Aquifer Mapping • Central Ground Water Authority • Central Ground Water Board • Environment Protection Act 1986 • Ground Water • Ministry of Jal Shakti • national aquifer mapping and management programme
Haryana is set become the first state in the country to complete aquifer mapping for its groundwater resources by May 2016. Aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing rock from which groundwater can be extracted. Key facts Aquifer mapping: It is scientific mapping of aquifers to asses the groundwater situation. Objective: To prepare management plans ..