After Ganga, govt to form committee for cleansing of Yamuna river

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.

‘Fall in per capita availability of water’

Per capita availability of water in the country has declined to one-third in the past 65 years, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.