Around 22% groundwater has either dried up or in critical category: Minister

New Delhi, Nov 22 (PTI) Almost 22 per cent of the groundwater in the country has either dried up or is in the critical category, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Friday.

The government has also started the work of mapping aquifer and by next March, it will cover mapping of all the critical districts in the country, he said at an event. PTI PR TDSTDS