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22% of India’s groundwater dried up or in critical state: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Almost 22% of groundwater (assessed un- its) in the country has either dried up or is in the ‘critical’ and ‘over-exploited’ categories, Jal Shakti (water resources) minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said as he emphasised the need to focus on efficient use of water resources...

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Stop groundwater extraction from borewells running without permission: NGT to DMRC

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The National Green Tribunal today directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to stop extraction of groundwater from borewells that are running illegally in the national capital....

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NGT seeks details of industries in Ghaziabad, Hapur

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has sought a detailed list of various industries of Ghaziabad and Hapur districts on a plea alleging that incessant extraction of groundwater has led to severe...

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