Water and related statistics 2019

The present publication is biennial and attempts to cover a wide range of data on water and related resources in the country. It comprises three chapters along with related appendix tables. Summary tables and charts have been included within the chapters to facilitate overview and better understanding. The introduction presents inter-alia the global water scenario. Chapter 1 deals with Inland Water Resources and other water bodies, river basin-wise catchment area, year-wise volume of rainfall, storage potential, Hydrological Network of CWC, assessment of Ground Water, Irrigation Potential, State-wise Ultimate Irrigation Potential of Major & Medium irrigation projects , data on selected land-use & irrigation statistics, source wise irrigated area, Plan-wise & State-wise Irrigation Potential created and Irrigation Potential utilized of Major & Medium Irrigation Projects etc. Chapter 2 deals with the financial aspects of water and related sectors in the country. Chapter 3 presents information regarding environmental aspects of water resources development activities. It includes data on degraded land and it’s distribution according to various types, flood damages, financial expenditure on flood protection works and physical benefits thereof and the performance of flood forecasting network.

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