Centre, states must join hands to ease water woes

22 Mar 2023

In the absence of reforms in India's water sector, the existing 256 water-stressed districts out of 766 in the country will tend to be water-scarce in the coming years, and more districts will fall in the water-stressed category. Every citizen must become a change agent regarding the way they consume and manage water. Preparing a climate-resilient water agenda has to be expedited; it should then be implemented urgently, says Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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