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Hyderabad And Bengaluru To Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020:- A Government ground report stated that Hyderabad and Bengaluru will lose the groundwater completely by 2020. Three months after BBC report declared that Bengaluru will be one among the cities in the world to reach Day Zero, the NITI Aayog meet took place yesterday in New Delhi. The national capital too has been in the list to reach groundwater levels which will have a huge impact on over 100 million people. The list has been released as a part of ‘Composite Water Management Index: A Tool for Water Management 2017’ by Niti Aayog.
Niti Aayog works for Government that promotes co-operative federalism and is a part of Planning Commission. Despite of several areas suffering with water scarcity, 21 major cities including New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru are expected to reach zero groundwater levels. Despite of Karnataka the fourth best state for water resource management, Bengaluru has been turning worse.40% of our water supply are being depleted at unsustainable rates.