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Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

Nearly 50 per cent of the country is currently facing drought with at least 16 per cent falling in the "exceptional" or "extreme" category, according to IIT Gandhinagar scientists managing India...

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IIT-D joins hands with UK body to work towards water security

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

IIT-Delhi on Monday said it has entered a £20-million international collaboration with UK Research and Innovation to develop new approaches to tackle challenges and barriers to water security...

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Delhi at epicentre of global groundwater crisis: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2019

New research has shown that the largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in northern India. Delhi is the...

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Fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2017

As per a latest report, the fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean.


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Rs 6,000-crore World Bank-backed scheme proposed to manage groundwater resources

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2017

Facing a sharp decline in groundwater level in many parts of the country due to over exploitation of existing resources, the Centre has proposed a new World Bank-backed Rs 6,000 crore scheme to...

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