ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Groundwater: Towards an Aquifer Management Framework

This article outlines an "aquifer management" approach towards utilisation of groundwater resources, which are rapidly being depleted across the country. The question of groundwater governance in India is twofold. First, we need to substantially support and empower the community-based systems of decision-making. Second, the existing legal framework and groundwater management institutions have to be fundamentally re-engineered to play a role facilitating and enabling community action.

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