Over 75% of wells in Punjab are considered overexploited, and the north-western region is predicted to experience critically low groundwater availability by 2025.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has listed India among the 17 countries, home to one-quarter of the world’s population, which face extremely high water stress. India has 18% of the world’s population but only 4% of the global freshwater resources — being an agrarian economy, it is the world’s largest extractor of groundwater.
"All the water is sent to Mumbai, we are left with nothing," said villager Ashok Shinde. "The government encourages us to breed animals but what will we give them to drink if we don’t have any water to drink ourselves?"
For more than four decades Ramzan has been a “mashki,” or water bearer, an age-old profession now in decline as water companies and tankers increasingly supply residents.
For the first time in India, a state is adopting a water budget. Unveiled by the Kerala Chief Minister recently, the first phase in the Indian state of Kerala will cover 94 gram panchayats in 15 block panchayats. As a solution to water scarcity during summer months to ensure equitable water distribution, the water budget, prepared
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