India Unveils New Version of Water Resources Information System

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The Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) has launched a new version of the India Water Resources Information System (India-WRIS) with new functionalities and features. Open to the public, and accessible through the web portal, this portal contains information related to water resources through dashboards for rainfall, water levels and discharge of rivers, water bodies, groundwater levels, reservoir storages, evapotranspiration and soil moisture, as well as modules on water resources projects, water bodies, hydro-met data availability and tools for GIS layer editing.

As water is the key to life and development, judicious use of water resources assumes utmost impo