Explained: Atal Bhujal Yojana — Why a scheme for groundwater

News:Recently,the Prime Minister has launched the Atal Bhujal Yojana amid growing concerns over the country’s groundwater resources. Facts: About Groundwater crisis in India: India accounts for 16% of the world’s population living in less than 2.5% of the global area and has just 4% of the global water resources. Groundwater is one of the most… Continue reading Explained: Atal Bhujal Yojana — Why a scheme for groundwater

Atal Bhujal Yojana

News: Ministry of Jal Shakti informed Lok Sabha about Atal Bhujal Yojana Facts: Atal Bhujal Yojana is a central sector scheme under the ministry of Jal Shakti. The scheme was announced in the 2016-17 Union Budget.  It aims to recharge groundwater sources and ensure the efficient use of water by involving people at the local… Continue reading Atal Bhujal Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana(ABY)

News:The World Bank-funded Atal Bhujal Yojana(ABHY) is still waiting for the Union Cabinet’s approval more than a year after the World Bank board approved it in June 2018. Facts: About Atal Bhujal Yojana: Atal Bhujal Yojana is a 6000 crore World Bank assisted Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and… Continue reading Atal Bhujal Yojana(ABY)