India, Australia to jointly collaborate in sustainable groundwater management
To help achieve water security for agricultural activities
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The Union Cabinet on October 14, 2020, approved a MoU between India and Australia for collaboration in capacity building, research and development and making impact for sustainable groundwater management.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga rejuvenation, India and Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater use through village-level intervention (MARVI) PARTNERS, Australia in October, 2019, according to a press release.
The MoU has been signed to promote cooperation in surface and groundwater training, education and research to achieve water security for agricultural, urban, industrial and environmental purposes.