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Last Updated : Jan 22, 2018 10:17 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

Budget Caravan 2018 in Rajasthan: CNBC-TV18 travels to Taranagar

The Rajasthani farmer's struggle against acute water shortage is not new. The state has over 10 percent of the country's land mass with only 1.1 percent of the total surface water.

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The Rajasthani farmer's struggle against acute water shortage is not new. The state has over 10 percent of the country's land mass with only 1.1 percent of the total surface water. And that makes the state very dependent on ground water which is also fast depleting. Irrigation projects have been languishing for decades which only make the problem worse. CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla gave us this report from Taranagar region in Rajasthan.

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First Published on Jan 22, 2018 10:01 pm
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