[Accessed: 29.01.2013]

In order to manage the groundwater resources better, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation of India in collaboration with the National Remote Sensing Centre, has prepared groundwater prospects maps for 14 states in the country, so far. These 1:50000 scale maps organised toposheet-wise, possess comprehensive spatial data on groundwater and can help identify locations for open wells or borewells, as well as locations of groundwater recharge structures.