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Rajasthan Water Resources Department awarded by CBIP

Rajasthan Water Resources Department bags two awards from CBIP

On 19th February 2020, the Department of Water Resources, Government of Rajasthan, was awarded by the Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP) in New Delhi. The state government received award in two categories, namely, Excellence in Integrated Water Resources Management in Indira Gandhi Canal Project and Effective Participatory Irrigation Management for effective involvement of farmers in irrigation …

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Water Resources of Rajasthan

Water Resources of Rajasthan

Rajasthan faces one the greatest scarcity of water resources in the country. It has 13.88% of India’s cultivable area, 5.67% of population and about 11% of country’s livestock but it has only 1.16 % of surface water and 1.70% of ground water. Thus, Rajasthan a state with about 10% of land area has only around …

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