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| Last Updated:: 16/05/2017

Increasing Trend of Stressed Blocks

 

The ground water estimation data, as given in the following table, clearly indicate that the state is gradually leading to stressed ground water condition.

 

Category of Blocks

Year-2000

Year-2004

Year-2009

Year-2011

Over Exploited

2

37

76

111

Critical

20

13

32

68

Semi Critical

53

88

107

82

Safe

745

682

605

559

Total

820

820

820

820

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The table depicts that:

          ·         There were only 02 blocks categorized as over-exploited in year 2000, which has increased to a very high figure of 2011.

          ·         The critical blocks are also increasing rapidly.

          ·         The more stressed districts are Baghpat, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Agra, Amroha, Sambhal, Jaubpur, Pratapgarh, Fatehpur, Firozabad, Bulandshahar and Mahoba.

 

Status of Blocks in Different Years