A sharing workshop on groundwater organised by ACWADAM (Advanced Center for Water Development and Management) in Pune on 21/22nd May 2009 saw some very good presentations being made. Dr Tushaar's Shah's keynote speech provided an amazing big picture of groundwater use in agriculture. The presentation can be viewed on slideshare and the entire speech is available on YouTube in 4 parts.
View all the excellent presentations from the conference on Slideshare:
Typology Approach in groundwater by ACWADAM Groundwater Management Experiences of WASSAN Hydrogeology in Watershed Planning: Samaj Pragati Sahyog SACHETANA Experience with groundwater recharge: BIRD-K The importance of groundwater in Urban India: S. Vishwanath Farmers Water Schools: APFAMGS program Groundwater Experiences in Maharashtra - GSDA Legal and Institutional Provisons related to groundwater: Philippe Cullet Megh Pyne Abhiyan on Drinking Water in Bihar Rainwater Harvesting and Groundwater Recharge in Urban Areas: Experiences of Biome Solutions Groundwater Quality and Human Health - Sunderrajan Krishnan, CAREWATER Role of Barefoot Geologists - Arid Communities and Technologies