Preventing a parched Capital - insights on Water from Delhi’s Draft Master Plan 2041

26 Jul 2021
Ms Apoorva Bamal

As per National Water Research Center (NWRC), there is a current demand-supply deficit of 141 million gallons of water per day in the city, which is likely to increase by 17% in the coming decade. In this backdrop, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), in its Master Plan for Delhi 2041 (MPD41) suggested a number of reforms in the physical infrastructure of the water sector in order to achieve the desired water sustainability. The refinements in the MPD41 are majorly associated with solutions for the increasing water demand of the city.

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