Technical teams will study the water situation as Maharashtra’s Marathwada region grapples with acute water scarcity
GN Bureau | April 27, 2016
Several states are facing water crisis, with Maharashtra being the worst hit. Now, the technical teams of Central Water Commission and Central Ground Water Board will now study water situation in drought affected areas across the country.
Trying to meet the challenges of drought and generating options for prolonged strategy, the teams will analyse the problems and causes leading to drought situations, identify water resources management challenges, gaps in water information and plans to recharge, long term solutions and suggest measures for protection, management and restoration of water bodies.
Notably, the areas for the on the spot study will be selected based on water stress indicators and in consultation with states.
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