Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
3) A combination of increased urbanization, climate change and weak infrastructure is rapidly depleting water supply in cities across the country, discuss the various causes leading to such a crisis in Indian cities along with suggestions to overcome the same. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail in what way the Indian cities are dealing with water crisis.
Key demand of the question:
Discussion should be about the problems in Indian cities related to water crisis.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Quote the recent incidences depicting the water crisis situations in the cities.
The article very well captures how and why Indian cities are facing water issues and if not addressed in time the situation may get even worse.
Explain the interlinkages between water crisis and other factors that are contributing to it.
Take hints from the article and organize your answer according to the context of the question.
Conclude with suggesting solutions to the problem.