WATER SITUATION IN INDIA : THE SINKING AVAILABILITY India is amongst the leading growing nations of the world. Significant improvements done both on the both on the economic & social fronts in the country over the years has made it attractive enough globally catching eye balls. Although, India adopted the growth track long back , but some noteworthy initiatives taken by the government in past 4-5 years has really done well in building a strong global image. Serious push given to the infrastructure development can be safely considered as one of the reasons for such a turn around. However, the pacing infrastructure activities in India are gaining visibility from the local and international boundaries but at the same time raises environmental concerns as well, one such being usage of water and its availability. Water availability is one of the serious environmental issues faced by many geographies around the globe, India being no different. With swelling population, speeding urbanization & increasing industrial growth, water consumption in the country has already shot up by leaps and bounds against its supply. Further, year on year declining per capita water availability in the country has raised serious concerns for the meeting the water needs
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