Making every drop count: How farmers are using technology to conserve water, boost productivity

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Making every drop count: How farmers are using technology to conserve water, boost productivity

Nowhere is this dictum more precious than in India's arid countryside. Farmers here have now realised that technology, community and shared resources can vastly improve their lot

New Delhi March 21, 2021 ISSUE DATE: March 29, 2021UPDATED: March 22, 2021 12:47 IST

Drip, drip: Bhikabhai More shows off his micro-irrigation network in Khoraj village in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district. Photo by Bandeep Singh

40% savings in water and labour costs if a farmer uses drip irrigation, says a study by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

Posted byNayanika Sengupta