S M Sehgal Foundation
The onset of a second wave of COVID-19 has inflicted havoc in urban centers and even in the national capital which has somewhat sound state-of-the-art health system.
India has the most people in the world without access to safe drinking water (133.9 million). Many studies indicate that poor and marginalized populations are the worst affected from waterborne diseases resulting from the consumption of contaminated water.
Water is a precious natural resource that ensures human well-being. However, across the globe there is a severe water crisis, which is heightened by issues of inaccessibility and contamination.
Nearly 70% of India’s 1.2 billion people live in rural areas, many of which face unprecedented water shortages.
S M Sehgal Foundation awarded the “3rd National Ground Water Augmentation Award-2009” by Ministry of Water Resourcesposted 10 years 8 months ago
The award, instituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, is given for “innovative practices of groundwater augmentation through rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge.” The award to S.M.