Jal Shakti official draws attention to crucial issues of demand side management of water  

Pankaj Kumar, Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt of India said that the water use efficiency is low in India in every sector, including irrigation, industry and domestic. While steps are be...Read more


DCM Shriram's ‘Meetha Sona’ initiative conserves 299 Bn water in two years

DCM Shriram Ltd – Sugar Business has announced the successful conservation of 299 billion litres of water in the last two years under its flagship sustainable sugarcane cultivation initiative/multi-stakeholder programme, ‘Meetha Sona’’ certified by Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lu...Read more


Irrigation Association of India applauds Union Budget 2021-22  

In our country, water scarcity is a big challenge as almost 54 per cent of India is facing high to extreme water stress and as agriculture consumes more than 80 per cent of the water available in the country, it has put the spotlight on the micro irrigation. The addition of Rs.5,000 Crore to the MIF with NABARD wi...Read more


CSIR-CMERI unveils ‘Aqua Rejuvenation Plant’ to facilitate organic farming  

CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur has unveiled the first-ever Waste water Treatment Technology Model which purifies waste water for irrigation/farming purposes. Prof Dr Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI inaugurated the ‘Aqua Rejuv’ along with Subhendu Basu, Additional D...Read more


Budget 2021: Indian agri growth rests on pivotal transformation                                                  

The Indian agriculture sector accounts for close to 16 percent of the country's GDP, uses nearly half the available land, consumes around 80 percent of the freshwater resources, and engages almost 50 percent of the country's workforce. Approximately 70 percent of the rural households still depend primarily on agri...Read more


Agritech startup Fasal launches “WATER CREDIT initiative"

Precision farming agritech start up- Fasal has launched FASAL WATER CREDIT ™ to encourage its farmers to save water and money with sustainable farming practices. Fasal is the pioneer of precision farming and is an IoT based AI-powered intelligence platform for horticulture crops. It captures real-time data o...Read more


Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness acquires Probe Schedule

  Wilbur-Ellis Company LLC announced its acquisition of the assets of Probe Schedule, LLC to provide its customers with one of the most technologically innovative irrigation water management systems in the world.  Probe Schedule is a leading irrigation management company backed by 24 years of continual...Read more


India’s road to $5 trillion economy will go through farmers and agriculture: Min of Jal Shakti, Dept of Water Resources  

      Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt of India said that though agriculture contributes around 14 to 16 per cent of the Indian GDP, still has a huge potential to play a key role in taking India t...Read more


ICAR-SBI Scientists bags National Water Awards 2019 for Soil Moisture Indicator

ICAR-SBI Scientists bag First Prize in National Water Award - 2019The ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore’s Team of Scientists bagged the first prize in the National Water Awards - 2019 organized from 11th to 12th November, 2020 for their work on “Soil Moisture Indicator (SMI) and its applica...Read more


Netafim India launches FlexNet™ to boost smart irrigation   

   Netafim India, a leading smart irrigation solution provider, has launched FlexNet™ - a revolutionary mainline and sub-mainline piping for above and below-ground drip irrigation systems for Indian farmers to make farming simplified. This multifaceted piping solution could be adapted for any type...Read more


ICT Grand Challenge under Jal Jeevan Mission receives impressive response

National Jal Jeevan Mission in partnership with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) had launched ICT Grand Challenge to create innovative, modular, and cost-effective solution to develop a ‘Smart Water Supply Measurement and Monitoring System’ to be deployed at the village leve...Read more


India, Australia to jointly collaborate in sustainable groundwater management

The Union Cabinet on October 14, 2020, approved a MoU between India and Australia for collaboration in capacity building, research and development and making impact for sustainable groundwater management.The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understan...Read more