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UP Cabinet approves Ground water Act, 2020

The state cabinet of Uttar Pradesh chaired by its Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently approved the Ground water Act, 2020. The act aims at improving the falling groundwater level of the state. Under the new act, one has to register with the state records before installing submersible pumps either off-line or on-line. It has also ..


Haryana to Discourage Paddy Cropping

The government of Haryana has decided to discourage paddy crop sowing as the State was staring at a water crisis due to depleting groundwater level. About the Initiative A pilot project will be launched in Yamunanagar, Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Jind and Sonipat districts where sowing of maize and tur pulses would be promoted by ..