Population increase has placed ever-increasing demands on the available groundwater resources, particularly for intensive agricultural activities.
Rural areas largely lack access to improved drinking water-sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) facilities in India. Improved WaSH facilities are vital to prevent the transmission of waterborne diseases and create resilient communities.
Water is a vital natural resource, but continuous consumption of freshwater sources at an unsustainable r
World Water Week is currently being observed across the world.
Country’s water contaminated with lead, arsenic, fluoride: Centre
Less than an hour from the district headquarter of Bhilwara, women in village Bavdi in Jahazpur block had to walk for several miles in the scorching heat
World Bank will provide $250 million for dam safety in India
In June 2021, UNDP felicitated 41 Women Water Champions for their remarkable contributions to water-conservation efforts in the country.
Women Water Champions is an initiative by National Water Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Government of India, UNDP India and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to underscore the critical role