Since the lockdown was implemented on March 24, 2020, WOTR has been working at the frontlines, across seven states in India, being a source of support for the rural communities, especially farmers in these difficult times. We present to you a snapshot of our work — the relief measures we are undertaking on the ground to arrest the losses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Groundwater, a renewable and finite natural resource, is a vital source of sustenance for humans and different ecosystems in the semi-arid regions. Rapid population growth in the last three decades has caused a rise in water demand which has inadvertently posed a stress on its availability. The current study involves a field hydrogeological mapping that was integrated with remote sensing and GIS to delineate areas. This paper attempts to provide a robust methodology to prioritize areas vulnerable to groundwater unavailability. The attached research brief summarises the key findings of the article. For more details, click on the link https://bit.ly/2wzX1EZ."