Approach paper on ground water quality issues in Islands (Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep)

A working group was constituted by the Ministry of Water Resources under the Chairmanship of Sh S Kumar, Member, Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) to prepare and approach paper on groundwater quality issues and its mitigation plan in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands. The report submitted by the working group includes a detailed and comprehensive account of the basic information pertaining to each group of islands separately such as administrative setup, population, climate, and also the technical aspects like geomorphology, geological and hydrogeological conditions, etc.