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  • 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

  • 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

  • Wheat Variety MACS 6478

    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

  • Flood Resistant Paddy: Assam

    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

  • Direct Seeding of Rice

    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

  • Different Irrigation Systems

    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

    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

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