One of the major challenges faced by humanity is water scarcity. According to United Nations estimates, more than half the global population will live in water-stressed or water-scarce countries by 2025 with majority of them being in India and China. As the countries struggle with their resources, they are facing water constraints. Of the rivers
The Indo-Gangetic plains in Uttar Pradesh, a state in north India have immensely fertile lands. Despite 80% of the croplands located in the region, irrigation is not assured throughout the year and dependence on rainfall results in frequent moisture deficits.
During our Summer internship of the 2021 program with the help of our Market Research interns, Gaia Bharat was able to conduct a survey which was based on interviewing about 100+ farmers from various locations of the state of Uttar Pradesh. This data was collected by directly meeting, cold callings to the farmers. And not
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
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
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