"International Journal of Geography, Geology and Environment"
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B
A Study of groundwater depletion and its impact on agriculture in Eastern Haryana
Author(s): Amandeep Gahlawat
Abstract: Ground Water is the major source of freshwater available for various human activities worldwide. In the semiarid region of the Indian state of Haryana groundwater is primarily used as source of water supply for drinking and irrigating the agricultural land. Due to the rapid growth of population and the intensive agricultural activity and agriculture based industry dependency on ground water have increased the by manifold. In this research an attempt was made to study the groundwater depletion and its impact an agriculture in eastern Haryana. The principal objectives were to quantitatively analysis the spatial temporal aspect of groundwater depletion in the light of previously development methods and techiniques. The specific question which this study has addressed are: (a) what is magnitude and rate of groundwater depletion? (b) what are the impact of groundwater depletion on agriculture (c) what are the ecological, industrial and technological aspect of managements strategies which may be helpful to overcome this depletion?.