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NGRI to conduct research on water-related issues in KG basin

22 June 2011

HYDERABAD: With a focus on water, the Hyderabad-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) is proposing to carry out a multi-agency comprehensive research study on water-related issues in Krishna-Godavari River Basin, encompassing five states. The project which is in proposal stage aims to undertake research in Krishna-Godavari River Basin which will cover about six lakh square kilometer in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Orissa, inhabitated by about 135 million population, who depend on these rivers, NGRI Chief Scientist Shakeel Ahmed told PTI. This is NGRI’s major effort and is proposed to be taken up with multi-agencies involved in water sector to work together on research that will not only optimise costs, but also avoid duplication of research work, he said…..

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June 24, 2011 at 8:50 am

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