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The conflict between economic growth and environmental destruction, of which water scarcity is now an important aspect, is often seen as a given. However, India has done much worse on this front than others.(AP FILE)

Is India’s economic growth story dehydrating country?

UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 07:49 AM IST
India has done worse than other growing nations in managing its water resources. A key factor behind this maybe an inefficient agriculture sector, where the use of tube well-based irrigation in the last three decades has shot up
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