President of India calls for a paradigm shift from ‘water resources development’ to ‘integrated water resource management’

Outlet: Thomson Reuters Foundation

November 6, 2013

In order to mitigate the impact of looming water crisis, President of India stressed on the need for “restructuring” and “strengthening” the existing institutions involved in service delivery for effective water consumption. Shri Pranab Mukherjee was addressing the gathering after inaugurating India Water Forum 2013 themed “Water Use Efficiency” 2013 organized by global think-tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).