9. Atal Bhujal Yojana
Atal Bhujal Yojana is Central Government’s Rs 6,000-crore ambitious water conservation scheme, launched to deal with the ever-deepening crisis of depleting groundwater level. The main objectives of this scheme are to revitalize groundwater level and create sufficient water storage for agricultural purposes; rejuvenation of surface water bodies so that groundwater level can be increased, especially in the rural areas; recharging sources of groundwater and ensure effective use of water by involving people at local level. The scheme was launched in water-stressed states such as Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh.