Severe drought has hit 25 per cent of India's populationThe Centre admitted to the Supreme Court that India was in the grip of a drought.
India sets up think tank on Ganga basin managementThe Centre will provide technical advice and act as a knowldege hub.
Water use, economic growth decoupling must to avoid crisis
India remains dominant player in global hydropower
Droughts, floods dominate 2015 disaster trends in India, China
Climate change: Power, food, water supplies to be hit hard
Informal water vendors too can give safe water services
UN study counts climate change's human cost
Declining snowmelt threatening global water sources
India could learn from Israel's experience in managing water resources through use of technology, public awareness and policy.
A well-performing water supply utility is one which can measure its inefficiency against the right benchmarks most accurately.
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'