National Water Policy

National Policy to Save Water

Government of India has formulated the National Water Policy, 2012 wherein several recommendations have been made for conservation, development and management of water resources in the country. The Salient Features of the National Water Policy, 2012 are Annexed. Ministry of Agriculture has informed that in order to address the adverse impact involving economic and ecological situations… Read More

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Union Cabinet declares Year as Water Conservation Year-2013

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for declaring the year 2013 as Water Conservation Year 2013. A number of mass awareness activities will be undertaken during Water Conservation Year 2013 with emphasis on sensitizing the masses on water related issues, encourage them to conserve and use it judiciously.   The policies and programmes of the… Read More

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Implementation of New National Water Policy

Mr. John Briscoe of the World Bank had prepared a Report titled India™s Water Economy: Bracing for a Turbulent Future in 2005. The report is based on a study conducted by the World Bank on its own. The report in general discusses various aspects of water resources development and management in India. Most of the… Read More

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National Water Policy – Need for Augmentation, conservation and efficient management

The National Water Resources Council (NWRC) at its sixth meeting held on 28th December, 2012 based on the broader consensus that emerged, adopted the National Water Policy (2012) containing recommendation for setting up of an independent Statutory Water Regulatory Authority by each State to fix and regulate the water tariff system. Several steps for augmentation,… Read More

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