How India Could Cut Irrigation Water By 33% – And Reduce Anaemia, Zinc Deficiency

By Prof Ashiwni Chhatre Jul 08, 2018

Rainwater used for agriculture on rainfed lands reduced from 300 cu km to 219 cu km. This fall expresses both the expansion of the irrigated area and the decline in average rainfall in recent decades, Ashwini Chhatre, co-author of the present study and associate professor of public policy and academic director at the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, told IndiaSpend.

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