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Atal Bhujal Yojana: Government formulates ambitious water conservation scheme

The Union Government has formulated ambitious water conservation scheme Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABY) to tackle ever-deepening crisis of depleting groundwater level. The Rs 6,000-crore will be piloted under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. It is awaiting cabinet’s clearance. Atal Bhujal Yojana The objective of scheme is to recharge ground water ..

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India to host 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017)

The 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017) will be hosted by India in New Delhi with a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” from December 11 to 13, 2017. The conference has been organized by the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) ..

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Industries should use recycled groundwater: Water Ministry

The Union Water Ministry is planning to impose restrictions on how industries, farmers and various groups can use groundwater by amending to a Bill on groundwater management. It was announced by the Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti at a seminar organised by the Central Groundwater Board in New Delhi. Earlier in 2016, the Water ..

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Atlas: “Aquifer System of India” launched

Ministry of water resources and parliamentary affairs released Atlas for six states namely- Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya. What is special about this Atlas? In this Atlas which is named Aquifer Sysytem of India, the Central Ground Water Board has compiled and integrated data on various aspect of ground water since ..

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NATIONAL WATER LAW under consideration

Centre has decided to constitute National Water Framework Act with guiding principles on water laws the States may implement. Incentives will be given for water projects to states who adopt the Act. Head of the panel: Former Planning Commission member, Y.K. Alagh Water Resources Ministry established another panel to amend the River Board act to ..

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Current Affairs March 5, 2010

Events, Happenings & Observances:Inauguration (NEIGRIHMS)The NEIGRIHMS is the first super specialty hospital in Meghalaya as well as the northeastern region, was formally inaugurated by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at Shillong. Remembering Gangubai Hangal:Gangubai Hangal expired last year on 21 July 2009. She was Indian Classical singer of the khyal gayaki in Hindustani classical music. She ..

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