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Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 suggests basin-level management

The Central Government has brought final draft of the National Water Framework Bill, 2016 to provide uniform national legal framework to manage water in a better and efficient way The comprehensive draft Bill proposes model law for all states. However, water being a State subject under VII Schedule of constitution the law will be not binding ..

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Hungary on cooperation in field of water management

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Hungary on cooperation in the field of water management. The MoU will be signed between Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and the Ministry of Interior, Government of Hungary. This is for the ..

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Growing water shortages carry economic risks that are as damaging as political corruption.

Water is the most critical of all natural resources on which modern economies depend. Water scarcity and rapid economic advance cannot go hand-in-hand and interestingly, water cannot be secured through international trade deals to keep economic machines humming. A rapidly growing economy and a large agricultural sector stretch India’s supply of water even thinner. Meanwhile, ..

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