Submitted by: Neena Gupta
Implemented country: India
Title: Solutions for Water Shortage in India
Water is the source of all life and is essential for our survival. It therefore must be protected and accessible to all of us. Dr. Gupta sees a solution in global awareness building and the implementation of measures and actions by governments and organizations to protect and secure water. India, whose name actually means “land of water”, today has massive water problems: the total water availability for one billion Indians is estimated to 1,086 billion cubic meters. In 1991 India had double that amount of water. In his various analyses, practical observations, practical experiences, his Ph.D. dissertation (Jammu University, awarded by the State Minister) he outlined various options to overcome that problem and wants to continue implementing them.