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  • Preserving the Precious- Groundwater

    This article is based on “Preserving the precious: On ground water use” which was published in The Hindu on 14/11/2022. It talks about...

    14 Nov 2022 Irrigation

  • Dynamic Ground Water Resource Assessment, 2022

    For Prelims: Central Ground Water Board, heavy metal, Atal Bhujal Yojana, Jal Shakti Abhiyan For Mains: Groundwater and challenges with its...

    10 Nov 2022 Irrigation

  • JALDOOT App

    For Prelims: JALDOOT App, Ground Water Depletion, Initiatives related to Water Depletion. For Mains: JALDOOT App, Issues of Groundwater depletion...

    28 Sep 2022 Irrigation

  • Khush Rice Varieties

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    10 Sep 2022 Irrigation

  • Solar Energy in Agriculture

    This editorial is based on “Solar energy: For Amrit Kaal in agriculture” which was published in The Indian Express on 22/08/2022. It...

    22 Aug 2022 Irrigation

  • Agriculture Census

    For Prelims: Agriculture Census, Technology for Farmers, Related Government Initiatives For Mains: Significance of Agriculture Sector in Economy,...

    29 Jul 2022 Irrigation

  • Direct-seeded Rice

    For Prelims: Direct Seeded Rice (DSR), water stress, groundwater For Mains: Benefits and issues of Direct Seeded Rice method of rice...

    07 Jul 2022 Irrigation

  • Costly Fertilisers: Rethink Consumption

    This editorial is based on “The fertiliser Pinch” which was published in The Indian Express on 24/06/2022. It talks about the need to...

    24 Jun 2022 Irrigation

  • Direct Seeding of Rice

    For Prelims: Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR), Rice For Mains: Irrigation, DSR Why in News? Recently, the Punjab government announced Rs 1,500...

    06 May 2022 Irrigation

  • Making Groundwater ‘Visible’

    This editorial is based on “Groundwater: A Valuable ‘invisible’ Resource” which was published in Hindustan Times on...

    22 Mar 2022 Irrigation

  • Depletion of Groundwater

    Why in News Recently, an analysis of water level data done by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) indicates that about 33% of the wells monitored...

    30 Nov 2021 Irrigation

  • The Issues of Micro-Irrigation Sector

    This article is based on “An SOS Call from the Indian Micro-Irrigation Industry” which was published in Livemint on 19/11/2021. It...

    19 Nov 2021 Irrigation

  • Substantial Investment Subsidies for Solar Power

    Why in News In recent years, the Government of India has introduced several solar irrigation schemes like PM KUSUM, Suryamitra Skill Development...

    31 Aug 2021 Irrigation

  • Groundwater Depletion and Cropping Intensity

    Why in News In a recent study, it has been found that groundwater depletion in India could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years...

    26 Apr 2021 Irrigation

  • Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project

    Why in News The Chief Minister of Rajasthan has demanded the national project status for the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP). The main...

    19 Mar 2021 Irrigation

  • Budget 2021 Highlights: Inclusive Development for Aspirational India and Reinvigorating Human Capital

    Why in News Recently, the Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2021-22. This was the first digital budget. This section deals with the...

    03 Feb 2021 Irrigation

  • Ageing Dams

    This article is based on “The problem of ageing dams” which was published in The Hindu on 01/02/2021. It talks about the issue of...

    01 Feb 2021 Irrigation

  • Aquifer Mapping & Management

    Why in News A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been recently signed between Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Ministry of Jal Shakti and Council...

    24 Dec 2020 Irrigation

  • Problems of Punjab’s Monoculture

    Why in News Amidst the ongoing farmer’s protests, questions are being raised on the sustainability of paddy-wheat cultivation, especially in...

    17 Dec 2020 Irrigation

  • The Big Picture: Groundwater Extraction Norms

    Why in News? With around one-sixth of assessed ground water units in the country facing over-exploitation, the Centre Govt has issued revised...

    29 Oct 2020 Irrigation

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