India slow in implementing in EU-India S&T project

The minister of state for water resources, Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav informed Lok Sabha on Monday that the paper of International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on – Bio-fuels and Implications for Agricultural Water Use: Blue Impacts of Green Energy – has explored the land and water implications of increased bio-fuel production globally and with special focus on China and India. The report concluded that, although of minor concern at global level, local and regional impacts could be substantial. However, nowhere in the paper, it has been mentioned that the vigorous use of bio-fuel plant can vanish the water resources in the country. Bio-fuel is one of the component of EU-India framework programme on science and technology.

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