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Managing Natural Resources: water

  1. 1. MANAGING NATURAL RESOURCES : WATER<br />BY<br />ONKAR J AMBAVANE<br />ROLL NO. 1<br />
  2. 2. It will cost<br />380,000,000,000 $<br />to create oxygen for 6 months for all human beings on earth. " TREES DO IT FOR FREE " SAVE THEM. Plant one today !<br />
  3. 3. Importance of Natural Resources<br />Production of commodities<br />Maintaining ecological balance<br />Environmental balance<br />
  4. 4. Classification of Natural Resources<br />Renewable : forests, grassland, fish etc.<br />Flow: water, wind, sunlight, tide etc.<br />Non-renewable: Minerals, crude oil etc.<br />
  5. 5. Water Resources<br />Static or Fixed<br />Dynamic<br />
  6. 6. Flood<br />Factors responsible<br />1. Different Climate<br /> 2. Rainfall Patterns<br />
  7. 7. Flood Control Measures<br />
  8. 8. Drought<br />In 2009,<br />
  9. 9. Drought Control Programs<br />
  10. 10. Strategies for Conservation of Natural Resources<br />1. Sustainable Development<br /> - incorporation of social & environmental<br />impact in economic decision making process<br /> 2. Plans for Future Resources Utilization<br /> 3. Application of science & technology for<br /> assessing potential<br />4. Compulsion for ‘Environmental Impact Study’<br />
  11. 11. Environmental Legislations<br />Water(prevention & control of pollution) Act, 1974<br />Air (prevention & control of pollution) Act, 1981<br />Wildlife (protection) Act, 1972<br />Forest (conservation) Act, 1980<br />EP Act, 1886<br />
  12. 12. Government policies for Water Resource Management<br />Union Ministry of Water Resources<br />Ministry of Urban & Rural Development<br />Ministry of Power<br />Irrigation/ Water resource Department<br />
  13. 13. Water & Health<br /><ul><li>Essential for sustenance of human life
  14. 14. Carrier of vectors of disease
  15. 15. Health benefits-</li></ul> 1. improved diet <br /> 2. new opportunity of growing fruits & vegetables<br /> 3. development of pisciculture<br /> 4. facility for feeding & watering domestic livestock<br /> 5. helped to keep populated areas clean & hygienic through better drainage & improved sanitation<br />
  16. 16. International co-operation<br />International Water Resources Association (IWRA)<br />World Water Council<br />Global Water Partnership<br />International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage<br />World Water Forum<br />
  17. 17. Thank You !<br />

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