From water stressed to water scarce? Demand to rise, availability declining

More than two-thirds of water goes for irrigation. Thus, improving productivity of water-guzzling crops is inevitable to ensuring adequate drinking water availability in scarcity-prone areas. On World Water Day, we take a look at India’s water availability.


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