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Niti Aayog to launch Composite Water Management Index

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Government think-tank Aayog today said it has prepared the Index as a useful tool to assess and improve the performance in efficient management of water resources.

It further said that this index is an attempt to inspire states and UTs towards efficient and optimal utilisation of water and recycling thereof with a sense of urgency.

In view of limitations on availability of water resources and rising demand for water, Aayog said, "sustainable management of water resources has acquired critical importance."

According to Aayog, the index can be utilised to formulate and implement suitable strategies for better management of water resources.

It has been finalised after an elaborate exercise including seeking feedback from the states and consultation with reputed experts, the Aayog said.

for Water Resources will release the Index.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 18:40 IST