Ground Water Department

Government of Uttar Pradesh


  • To ensure regulated exploitation and optimum & judicious use of ground resources.
  • To initiate National programme of aquifer mapping and aquifer based management in the state in a planned way for overall ground water management.
  • To implement ground water recharge programme on a large scale in an integrated manner and to bring over-exploited/critical blocks into safe category in a time bound manner.
  • To effectively implement conjunctive use of surface water and ground water.
  • To promote efficient methods of water use in the stressed areas.
  • To give priority to the river basin/watershed approach in ground water management planning and conservation.
  • To identify ground water polluted areas in order to ensure safe drinking water supplies.
  • To implement ground water conservation and recharging programmes by the concerned departments through participatory management approach in a co-ordinated and integrated manner.
  • To make provisions of effective legal structures for ground water management.