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India set to become water scarce by 2025


  • The average annual water availability for the country has been assessed by the Central Water Commission to be at 1,869-billion cubic metres.
  • Minister of State for Water Resources Sanwar Lal Jat said that that India’s demand for water is expected to exceed all current sources of supply and the country is set to become water scarce by the year 2025.
  • Due to topographical, hydrological and other constraints, the utilisable water has been estimated to be about 1,123 BCM, he added.

Source: ET

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