Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has taken up Heli-borne survey for generation of aquifer related information and its management in certain Arid/Semi-Arid areas of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana under Ground Water Management & Regulation scheme, a Central Sector Scheme, with an estimated cost of Rs 54.00 Cr and likely date of completion as 31 March 2022.

 CGWB has identified around 69875 Sq KM, Semi Arid/Arid areas of Sikar, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur Ganganagar, Bikaner, Churu, Pali & Jalore Districts of Rajasthan. Further, Dausa district is not included in the instant Survey plan. The survey work is likely to be completed by 31 March 2022.

 At present the work on data acquisition is in progress and the report will be finalized thereafter.