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The Union Cabinet on approved the Atal Bhujal Yojana a Rs 6,000 crore scheme for sustainable management of ground water resources.

About CDSCO:

  • The scheme will cover 8,350 villages of Karnataka, Madhya Prradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
  • These States represent about 25% of the total number of over-exploited, critical and semi-critical blocks in terms of ground water in India.
  • They also cover two major types of groundwater systems found in India – alluvial and hard rock aquifers- and have varying degrees of institutional readiness and experience in groundwater management.

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