Water resources: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
4th India Water Impact Summit held in Delhi
Published: December 6, 2019
The Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated the fourth water impact summit in New Delhi. In 2019, the summit is to focus on integrated management of water resources in rural and urban areas. At the summit, the experts from various fields discuss the biggest problems associated with water. Theme: Financing of High Impact projects in ..
Growing water shortages carry economic risks that are as damaging as political corruption.
Published: July 19, 2012
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, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Gujarat tops in Composite Water Management Index 2019
Published: August 24, 2019
Gujarat topped in 2017-18 in the Composite Water Management Index (CWMI 2.0) report released by NITI Aayog. CWMI 2.0 ranked 25 States and 2 UTs for the reference year 2017-18 as against base year 2016-17. On an average, 80% of states assessed on CWMI 2.0 over e last three years have improved their water management ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
India to host 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017)
Published: December 8, 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) ..
Topics: Climate change adaptation • Groundwater • Hydrology • Ministry of Water Resources • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation • National Institute of Hydrology • Roorkee • Water • Water in India • Water resources
International Conference on Sustainable Water Management
Published: December 10, 2018
India is all set to host the International conference on Sustainable water management. It is the first ever international conference on Sustainable water management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on 10th and ..
Topics: Irrigation • Natural environment • Nature • Sustainability • Sustainable architecture • Sustainable design • Sustainable Development • Sustainable urban planning • Water • Water resource management • Water resources