Project Profile

Project Title Study of Assessment of Water Footprints of India's Long Term Energy Scenarios
Project Code 2015WM07
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date March 2016
Sponsor(s) Niti Aayog
Division Water Resources and Forestry

The main objective of the study is to assess water footprint of India's long term energy scenario. The focus will be on energy demand sectors including agriculture, industries and supply sectors including fossil-based power generation, nuclear power stations. The study will highlight the regional variability in water demand and demand requirement. Based on the assessment strategic recommendations will be provided for efficient utilization of water.