According to Niti Aayog, India is facing worst Water Crisis .The Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria on Monday, December 9 in Rajya Sabha said that India is facing a severe water crisis.
The minister citing National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog’s report revealed that India is undergoing one of the worst water crisis in history. In a report titled – “Composite Water Management Index” published by NITI Aayog in June 2018, mentioned that more than 600 million people in the country are facing extreme water stress.
The report also placed the country at 120th position amongst 122 countries in the water quality index. It said that 70 per cent of the consumable water in the country is contaminated.