By D. A. Barry, K. Bajracharya (auth.), Vijay P. Singh, Bhishm Kumar (eds.)
Water is essential to lifestyles, upkeep of ecological stability, fiscal improvement, and sustenance of civilization. making plans and administration of water assets and its optimum use are an issue of urgency for many international locations of the realm, or even extra so for India with an important inhabitants. turning out to be inhabitants and increasing fiscal actions exert expanding calls for on water for numerous needs--domestic, commercial, agricultural, strength iteration, navigation, sport, and so forth. In India, agriculture is the top consumer of water. The prior 3 a long time have witnessed a variety of advances in addition to have awarded fascinating demanding situations and interesting possibilities in hydrology and water assets. Compounding them has been the becoming environmental recognition. Nowhere are those demanding situations extra obvious than in India. As we strategy the twenty first century, it really is fullyyt becoming to take inventory of what has been entire and what continues to be comprehensive, and what accomplishments are proper, with specific connection with Indian conditions.