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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
Kisan Suryodaya Yojana: Gujarat
Why in News Recently, the Prime Minister has launched the ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ aimed at providing day-time electricity to farmers in...
26 Oct 2020 Irrigation
Why in News The wheat variety called MACS 6478 has doubled the crop yield for farmers in Karanjkhop, a village in Maharashtra. Key...
16 Oct 2020 Irrigation
Why in News Recently, farmers from Golaghat district in Assam have cultivated new flood resistant paddy varieties to shift from the traditional...
13 Jul 2020 Irrigation
West Bengal Major Irrigation and Flood Management Project
Why in News Recently, the Government of India, the Government of West Bengal, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the World Bank...
16 May 2020 Irrigation
Why in News Due to labour shortage in two granary states of Punjab and Haryana, farmers are now being encouraged to adopt ‘Direct Seeding of...
14 May 2020 Irrigation
Irrigation Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil or agricultural field. It is the replacement or supplementation of...
17 Feb 2020 Irrigation
Ujh Multipurpose Project is planned to fast track utilization of India's rights under Indus Waters Treaty. The project will enhance the...
04 Feb 2020 Irrigation
Policy Watch: National Water Policy
Government is planning to come out with an updated version of the National Water Policy (NWP) with key changes in water governance structure and...
30 Oct 2019 Irrigation
Odisha’s Integrated Irrigation Project for Climate Resilient Agriculture
The Government of India, Government of Odisha and the World Bank on 24th October 2019 signed a $165 million loan agreement for the Odisha’s...
25 Oct 2019 Irrigation
The Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project is aimed to make Telangana drought proof by harnessing the flood waters of the Godavari. The project is an...
21 Jun 2019 Irrigation
According to some economists and water academics, the water crisis in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra is the outcome of ‘policy...
23 May 2019 Irrigation
Why in News? New research has shown that the largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in the parts of northern India. Delhi is the...
20 Mar 2019 Irrigation
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana
The centre has agreed to fund 25% of the Rs. 15,325 crore irrigation projects planned for Maharashtra under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee...
19 Jul 2018 Irrigation
Selected Best Practices In Water Management
A report by NITI Aayog (prepared with the support of TERI University, New Delhi) S.No Name and place Implementing...
10 Jul 2018 Irrigation