IVRCL to sell Chennai desal plant stake to Dubai's UticoIVRCL will sell 75 per cent stake in CWDL and use the proceeds to pare its debt.
Delhi polls: AAP promises to give free water to allEvery household would get 20,000 litre of free water a month, said AAP Chief.
South Asia urged to fight climate risks together
Policy makers putting water back under public control
World's oceans came early, possibly from meteorites
World lost 20% irrigated land to salt-induced degradation
India, China facing water stress in shale resources
Nature-based clean water solutions spend at $9.6 bn
Slipping And sliding, Kashmiri women trek for water
The water business is a priority area and the amount of investment would depend on availability of bankable projects, says IFC Head (Water Advisory, South Asia) Bastiaan Mohrmann.
The Government should start cleaning up the Ganga basin first with a strong political will and take up the other river basins one after the other thereafter.
President Pranab Mukherjee raised the pitch for increasing water use efficiency across sectors.
Investment in India, by large conglomerates, is stalling due to poor basic infrastructure including water supply.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee said pricing mechanism should act as incentive to save water.
The theme this year is 'Efficient management of water: Challenges and opportunities'