After understanding the severity of the crises of groundwater depletion at almost every corner of the country. And Water being one of the primary resources of India’s economy, the strength of our economy in the future will depend on how much water is available in the country. Therefore, we understand the necessity for preserving the
This summer “Gaia Bharat’ had a great opportunity to work with 20 interns in. With their contribution we’ve researched and summarized on multiple topics which are of great importance with our aim of sustaining ground water harvesting.
Uttar Pradesh is a northern State and located between 23°52’N and 31°28’N latitudes and 77°3′ and 84°39’E longitudes. It has two major water sources from the rivers Ganga and Yamuna. About 92.84% of the cultivated area in the district is irrigated with tube wells. The other major source of irrigation in the district is canal
The increase in water demand due to rapid increase in population, urbanization and industrialization is posing a major challenge to the global water resources. The ground system of India is the largest, currently, covering 160 million ha of cultivated land in India with 39 million ha irrigated by groundwater and 22 million ha by irrigated
From 2019 to 2020, there has been an increment in the drying up of groundwater resources in India from 22% previously to 25.6%, due to over-exploitation. India accounts for 16% of the world population, but our country has only 4% of the world’s freshwater resources. With changing weather patterns, groundwater depletion and overexploitation, along with
Just imagine an alluring evening where you are strolling at a stunning beach with the all that fresh breeze caressing your face slowly and gently and all of a sudden you smell an unpleasant smell around you and when you go searching for it suddenly you see a land stuffed with plastic, behind you, in
Using NASA satellite data, scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as 33 centimeters (1 foot) per year over the past decade. Researchers concluded the loss is almost entirely due to human activity. More than 108 cubic kilometers (26 cubic miles) of groundwater disappeared from aquifers in