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 Statewise Total Water Requirement

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There is a vast difference in availability of water from one state to other. The National Commission on Integrated Water Resources Development (NCIWRD) has estimated the state wise water requirements for different periods as :

 

Statewise Net Water Requirement in 2010, 2025 & 2050

States/UTs

Net water requirement (km3)

Year 2010

Year 2025

Year 2050

Low

High

Low

High

Low

High

Andhra Pradesh

45.7

46.9

53.3

58.5

70.6

85.6

Arunachal Pradesh

0.9

0.9

1.3

1.4

11.4

11.7

Assam

12.1

12.5

15.5

17.2

28.5

38.5

Bihar

32.8

33.3

43.5

46.9

58.7

81.0

Goa

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.6

0.6

0.7

Gujarat

25.8

26.4

32.8

35.0

39.0

44.3

Haryana

22.3

22.6

23.2

23.5

24.4

24.6

Himachal Pradesh

4.8

4.9

4.7

4.9

5.4

5.5

Jammu & Kashmir

4.5

4.5

5.9

6.2

9.1

12.0

Karnataka

25.3

26.0

29.6

31.9

36.3

46.4

Kerala

7.6

7.8

10.4

11.3

19.4

23.8

Madhya Pradesh

35.6

36.7

46.9

50.7

64.6

89.9

Maharashtra

39.1

40.6

50.5

55.4

65.5

78.9

Manipur

1.0

1.0

1.1

1.2

1.8

4.0

Meghalaya

0.7

0.8

0.9

1.1

1.5

1.7

Mizoram

0.2

0.2

0.4

0.4

0.8

0.9

Nagaland

0.8

0.8

1.1

1.2

5.6

5.7

Orissa

16.9

17.3

19.6

24.2

32.5

38.6

Punjab

36.8

36.9

36.9

37.2

37.4

37.6

Rajasthan

37.8

39.9

40.2

40.9

44.4

45.8

Sikkim

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.5

0.6

Tamil Nadu

30.6

31.0

35.7

37.9

40.0

47.5

Tripura

1.1

1.1

1.3

1.4

5.9

6.2

Uttar Pradesh

84.9

86.2

96.0

102.5

112.3

133.1

West Bengal

26.7

27.4

31.0

33.5

40.7

51.6

UTs

1.1

1.1

1.5

1.6

2.3

2.6

Total States

496

508

584

627

759

919