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The State of Goa has made tremendous improvements on various economic and social development parameters, but the sanitation indicators have relatively lagged behind, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

The world over, about 2.4 billion people do not have access to improved sanitation, and about one billion people still defecate in the open, of which India's contribution is sizable, says Dr S K Sarkar, Director, Water Resources & Forestry division, TERI

The State of Goa has made tremendous improvements on various economic and social development parameters, but the sanitation indicators have relatively lagged behind, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Wildlife plays a significant role in maintaining the ecological equilibrium of nature, says Ms Pallavi Barua, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education division, TERI.

India can significantly harness the irrigated cropped areas potential as well as hydro power potential under the Indus Waters Treaty framework, says Dr S K Sarkar, Director, Water Resources & Forestry Division, TERI.

The state of Goa with its high literacy, financial resources, an active civil society, and a strong private sector presence in the tourism, mining and other industries, is in an advantageous position to cover the existing gaps and achieve the desired goals of Swachh Bharat Mission, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry...

In the environmentally sensitive coastal tourist state of Goa, Swachh Bharat Mission provides tremendous opportunities to the much required leap in sanitation sector, says Ms Mary Abraham, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Given the finite water resources availability, unless water use is efficient in future years, the Cauvery type of water problem is likely to occur in many other parts of the country, leading to India becoming a 'water scarce' country by 2050, says Dr S K Sarkar, Director, Water Resources & Forestry Division, TERI.

Chennai and Bangalore have demonstrated the efficacy of a large city adopting rainwater harvesting. Delhi could try giving financial incentives for increasing its adoption, say Dr Fayaz Ahmad Malla, Research Assistant and Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

TERI is engaged in research for identifying adaptation measures for the hill community in terms of adjustments and diversification required for livelihood sustainability, says Dr Shresth Tayal, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

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