Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Ishu Asked: August 12, 20212021-08-12T13:08:19+05:30 2021-08-12T13:08:19+05:30In: Geography What is the meaning of CGWB? What is the meaning of CGWB? Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti 2021-08-12T13:15:48+05:30Added an answer on August 12, 2021 at 1:15 pm The Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) was established under Section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, under sub-section (3) for the purpose of regulating and controlling groundwater development and management in the country. The Authority is involved in a variety of operations connected to groundwater development control in order to ensure its long-term viability. Explanation: The National Apex Agency aimed at providing scientific inputs for the management, exploration, monitoring, assessment, augmentation, and control of India’s groundwater resources in the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), a subordinate agency of the Ministry of Water Resources. The Exploratory Tube Wells Organization was renamed the Central Ground Water Board in 1970 and was founded under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. In 1972, it was integrated with the Geological Survey of India’s Ground Water Wing. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Select as best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Tell us about the Indian Councils Act, 1892. Tell us about Indian Councils Act, 1861.