Ground Water Recharge Techniques in India


  • Kumod Ranjan Jha
  • Gaurav Kumar
  • Kanishk Gaur
  • Dinesh Kumar
  • Ojesvi Bhardwaj



ground water importance, damage, recharge techniques


This paper is an Enquiry into the modern day techniques for recharging ground water, which are currently being employed in India. This paper also discusses some possible improvements in the current order of we know the ground water is a crucial factor for any nation and for a country like India , where the population is increasing day by day this topic is of paramount importance. This paper gives sufficient material for a thorough overview of the issue.


Planning Commission, 2002, 10th Five Year Plan

Planning Commission, 2000, midterm appraisal of 9th Five Year Plan

World Bank, 1999, “Groundwater regulation and Management in India”

Answers in Rajya Sabha, various dates

Answers in Lok Sabha, various dates

UNEP 2003, Groundwater its susceptibility to degradation

Prof R Jagadishwara Rao, Oct 2003

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World Commission on Dams, Nov 2000, Dams and Development: A framework for decision making

International Assoc. of Hydrogeologists,

Thakkar Himanshu, 1999. India Irrigation Options Study, done for World Commission on Dams,

strategies and policies for artificial recharge of ground water-Dr. S.K Sharma (ground water expert).



How to Cite

Jha, K. R. ., Kumar, G. ., Gaur, K., Kumar, D. ., & Bhardwaj, O. (2014). Ground Water Recharge Techniques in India. Journal of Advance Research in Applied Science, 1(1), 01–03.