40% of Indians will have no access to drinking water by 2030: NITI Aayog

India holds about 4% of global freshwater and 16% of its population.
India face the worst water crisis in its history, and 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020.
21 Indian cities–including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad–will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting 100 million people; 40% of India’s population will have no access to drinking water by 2030, the report said.

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