Sanjeev Kumar Bhagat

How water harvesting can help relieve India's drought

India’s monsoons provide relief from oppressive heat but, more importantly, they provide sustenance for millions. A timely and sufficient monsoon is critical for farmers but, increasingly, monsoons are becoming less reliable because of climate change. Exacerbating this is a set of policies that encourage water wastage, deepening the water crisis that threatens the lives and livelihoods of millions in rural India.